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Method to Provide Fast Path Option to a Communication Program

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038866D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-01

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Lin, SL Pierschalla, BR Wang, CS [+details]

Abstract

A method is described to get to a 3270 Emulation Session from the DOS command line with a single command when loading the IBM PC 3270 Emulation Program. When the command "PSCPG," which starts the IBM PC 3270 Emulation Program, is typed at a DOS prompt, the initial IBM logo frame with the message "Press any key to continue" is displayed. After receiving a keystroke, the next menu, which is the same IBM logo with the message "Loading Program," is displayed. When the IBM PC 3270 Emulation Program is loaded, the first menu displayed is the 3270 Task Selection menu with 3 choices: a. Communicate - loads communicate code and displays the 3270 frame so the user can start a communication session; b.