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4 Replies and 4917 Views 4GL Cobol – Get Employee's current Job Code effective date    4917  4 Started by  agersh Hi, Using Lawson 4GL Cobol what code/programming can I use to get an employee’s current Job Code effective date Thank you, agersh
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03/25/2021 1:19 PM
2 Replies and 7443 Views prmpassed in custom Display Exec    7443  2 Started by  dslough We are creating a process for an item add, where the request is coming from outside Infor and kicking off an approval IPA.  Within the approval IPA, it'll route to one person to assign a charge number, and then to procurement to assign an item description, vendor catalog, etc.  I'm trying to handle all of this within the inbasket, but since there isn't a classic workunit generated, the landmark workunit number doesn't get passed to the display exec for use in the chgvariable serlvets ...
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06/18/2020 5:10 PM
0 Replies and 1514 Views Add HR11 (Assignment tab) Location field to ESS    1514  0 Started by  agersh Has anyone added the HR11 (Assignment tab) Location field to ESS so that an employee can select (or change) their assignment location using ESS If possible I would also need to have the Drill Select window available for the Location field in ESS.  
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06/13/2017 3:47 PM
1 Replies and 12367 Views Forcing ERROR from User Exit    12367  1 Started by  ArthurThum I have an error condition that I would like the beginning USER EXIT to pass back to PA52. I am Setting CRT-ERROR-NBR = 106, CRT-ERROR-CAT ='PA52B', CRT-ERR-VAR1, CRT-ERR-VAR2 When I animate the program, as soon as the user exit exits and returns to PA52, the error variables are reset and the error is not passed along. What do I need to code to force ANY error to appear
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by  ArthurThumJump to last post
06/19/2014 11:23 PM
11 Replies and 19511 Views ESS - direct URL link to feature    19511  11 Started by  Shane Jones I&160;am trying to send associates a link that will open a lawson Self Service tool (Payroll Modeling) however, if I combine the links I do not get the entire page of ESS ....&160;&160; (the CSS gets by passed)&160; &160; THIS&160;WORKS&160;WITH&160;MISSING&160;PAGE&160;CONTENT: http://lawdev/lawson/xhrnet/paymentmodeling.htm THIS IS WHAT I WANT: First open: 'http://lawdev/lawson/portal/' Then direct here: '/lawson/xhrnet/paymentmodling.htm' Is this possible in Lawson - ES...
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05/29/2013 12:52 PM
1 Replies and 3454 Views Lawson V10/Oracle/Linux to V10/SQL Server/Windows  3454  1 Started by  LauraPat We plan to move from V10/Oracle DB/Linux to V10/SQL Server/Windows Coming from my perspective as a Lawson developer and support person - how difficult is it going to be to port all our custom programs, user tokens, Unix scripts, stored procedures, etc over to Windows.  Has anyone found that you have to pretty much rewrite your Linux scripts  Are there a lot of differences in compiling programs, Lawson programmer tools, etc.  I also thought that the Lawson table names are diffe...
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04/05/2021 3:26 PM
4 Replies and 7625 Views Sort File - Stopped On Exit 9.  7625  4 Started by  Rajashanmugam I have a interface program that creates 2 CSV files one contains the payroll details and other the employee details. I am using sort files with input and output prodedures to create both files. payroll details is fine, but the employee file contains duplicates because of the sort fields in payroll file. I created another sort file to sort the employee file to remove dupliates. program compiles fine but I get this error message     ERROR:    Stopped On Exit 9. ...
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by  RajashanmugamJump to last post
01/11/2021 12:35 PM
9 Replies and 8556 Views MSS - Customizations  8556  9 Started by  Chris12 I am looking to customize MSS so that when a manager enter a PA action on someone, I can hard code a value into a 'CURRENT VALUE' field. For example, I want to hardcode the Current Value for STATUS to be 'ACTIVE' for everyone.  Does anyone know what file would call the CURRENT VALUE, or any pointers in getting this accomplished Thanks in advance
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by  AkshayJump to last post
10/16/2020 11:25 AM
10 Replies and 8224 Views Can PR514 be used to mass load W-4 changes?  8224  10 Started by  maalimsimo Our 3rd party provider has requested that we explore the posibility of using XML files in place of the pdf files that we use presently as (manual) input for PR13 (Employee Taxes).   The idea is to somehow automate the process. We can parse the xml files in IPA to generate a csv file that should generally be formatted  like DEDLOADCSV (for PR514). Some questions:1. Can PR514 handle Tax withholding changes  2. If so, how do we specify what values to p...
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08/21/2020 4:18 PM
2 Replies and 7069 Views PO20 ... Remaining Balance  7069  2 Started by  Rajashanmugam On PO20 drill down screen, I want to add remaining balance value. Is there any easy way of doing it, do I have to do an enhancement request for it, which I am trying to avoid deperately.
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by  Kat VJump to last post
07/14/2020 9:23 AM
2 Replies and 6647 Views mFLDS Hit Max 1000 rptgen -t error  6647  2 Started by  Preston Burdwell We recently applied ESP 10.0.11 and during testing, one of our custom cobol programs would not compile clean. It gives this error log: Compiled on lawdev Building COBOL Shell Processing PgmInfo Request ... bismark  CSVRMC PR SV529 Processing /lawdev/lawson/law/csvrmc/prsrc/SV529.rpt mFLDS Hit Max 1000 PrcRPT(): Errors Encountered In &39;rptgen -t&39; /lawdev/lawson/gen/bin/bismark: Error Encountered In Execution /lawdev/lawson/gen/bin/lawbsh: Error Encountered In Execution
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by  Preston BurdwellJump to last post
07/13/2020 5:13 PM
1 Replies and 6782 Views Program Detail File Is Already Open - error  6782  1 Started by  LauraPat User ran a custom program and the job aborted with this error message.  It&39;s a Microfocus Error -  Processing BI625 - COMPARE LAWSON TO SMS CDM                 Program Detail File Is Already Open                 Bad File Status 4 2 On File BI623UPD-FILE Initially the user submitted this job before the previous job in the sequence was completed so the file was locked up by the previous job. ...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
07/10/2020 12:02 PM
5 Replies and 7546 Views COBOL  7546  5 Started by  Roger French It&39;s been a long while since I have posted anything to lawsonguru. I&39;m doing a little bit of COBOL development within Lawson v10. I&39;m writing a custom program. I have a sort file and a csv file. In the sort file I have defined it in workdef with some fields are of type "Signed" with length 11.2 (for example. In my custom program data is correctly being written to with the "" or "-" sign on the fields in the sort file. If I try to define the ...
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by  RajashanmugamJump to last post
06/29/2020 6:21 PM
6 Replies and 13763 Views Org Chart  13763  6 Started by  Greg Moeller Hello, all: I've been tasked to investigate the possibility of a searchable org chart (the one that displays in ESS/MSS would be preferable) Anyone figured out a way to make this searchable by name&160; If you don't know who someone reports to and what the chain of command is above them, it's pretty difficult to find one of our 5000 employees. Thanks for any response! -Greg
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by  Alex StoneJump to last post
06/22/2020 4:26 PM
7 Replies and 9050 Views Does anyone know how to run the VisualCOBOL debugger on a remote machine?  9050  7 Started by  Russell E Does anyone know how to do the setup to debug batch programs on a remote server.  We are on Windows 2012 R2 servers.  I was able to get the cobdebugremote64 running and I do see Connection with established and closed when done.  What is happening is a have been getting MFRUN.gnt not found.  This is not the program that is being debugged. Can anyone help
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by  RajashanmugamJump to last post
06/18/2020 4:09 PM
3 Replies and 6661 Views Sort File - File Status 9/230..  6661  3 Started by  Rajashanmugam Hello All, I am trying to develop a new custom prorgram for S3 in Cobol. I am trying to use the sort file. Program compiles fine and when I try to run it, it gives me an error on File status 29/230 on sort file. I looked it up and there not anywhere I see this error code or its meaning. Need help to sort this out. Any suggestions. Raj
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06/18/2020 3:55 PM
3 Replies and 6621 Views Error setting up Multi-Step Job in Portal  6621  3 Started by  LauraPat I have never seen this one before.  Trying to set up a multi-step job using a custom batch program for the first step and a user token for the second step.  I constantly get the error - IllegalValue Exception: JobType:getValue(): Invalid value for job type - trying for the step with the custom program.  And it only happens in Portal - I can set up the job fine in LID.  I can set up a multi-step job using a Lawson-delivered program and the same user token from the job that err...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
06/17/2020 10:36 AM
5 Replies and 11100 Views Work File error  11100  5 Started by  Chesca Hello, I have never wrote Lawson code to sort a file internally so I am using a Lawson program as model. My goal is to sort some records and then create a report. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I created a WF and SF file in the work definition section. I am getting an error :  bad File Status 9 009 on file Work-File. Here is my source code:             PERFORM 900-BUILD-TMP-FILE-NAME.   ...
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by  LauaLuauJump to last post
04/03/2020 6:35 PM
0 Replies and 842 Views Report can't run in LBI  842  0 Started by  LauraPat HI - I need some help.  I had to create a cloned version of the Lawson IC145 in order to add additional fields to the report (I&39;m making an invoke to IC44 to grab the calculated fields that I need and displaying them onto the report).  The report works fine - the users have been running it for a couple weeks now in Portal.  However, they want to put this report on LBI and they keep getting an error that the report cannot be burst.  The user opened up a ticket with Infor w...
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03/27/2020 11:00 AM
8 Replies and 7987 Views Custom IC145 - Pandemic Reporting  7987  8 Started by  LauraPat Good Morning - wondering if anyone has already done this before I "reinvent the wheel".  I&39;ve been asked to add Current Average Daily Usage and Current Day&39;s Supply On Hand to the existing Lawson-delivered IC145 report in order to do Pandemic reporting.  These fields are visible in IC44 form but according to Infor Support they are not included in any delivered report.  Because of the emergency need for Pandemic reporting - looking up every time individu...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
03/10/2020 9:34 AM
1 Replies and 6825 Views IOS error on AGS calls  6825  1 Started by  Ragu Raghavan Env 10.0.9, Windows Apps: 10.0.MSP7 so I have this new custom 4GL screen. Works in LID and Portal. However when I try to do an AGS call from Design Studio or IPD, it bombs with a message : Check IOS.log for details. The log has these entries. Can anybody point me to where I should be troubleshooting I am able to do AGS calls on other screens, Lawson delivered or custom. Just this one screen bombs. Thanks.   2020-02-26 11:14:05,266 ERROR &91;WebContainer : 0&93; &91;lawson...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
02/26/2020 11:56 AM
1 Replies and 7428 Views How to find where invoked code is called  7428  1 Started by  LauraPat We have a custom library that is a clone of a Lawson-delivered program.  It is invoked from within one of our custom programs - but we don&39;t seem to know where so we aren&39;t sure it is even needed anymore.  Can someone please refresh my memory on how to tell where the program is invoked from  I believe you do it using the "lstinvk" command and possibly the "-A" option  I don&39;t want to submit any compiles - I just want to determine what program...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
01/13/2020 11:31 AM
0 Replies and 1168 Views Handling Unpaid Time in Payroll Processing  1168  0 Started by  maalimsimo We have been having just a handful of employees with Unpaid Time hours each payroll and so it has been handled manually through PR36 fairly well. Now we need the process automated. We have set up a Pay Code (615) for Unpaid Time, presently as 'Hours Only' in PR20.4.  What we need is to somehow reduce the Regular Hours (and the Wages) by the Unpaid Hours. PR User Guide states that PR28 can be set up to create an 'Offset Rule' for the Salaried Employee group and run PR128 during the payro...
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08/28/2019 9:30 AM
0 Replies and 1318 Views Default search field in AP20 drill around  1318  0 Started by  Alex Our AP team came to me requesting an update to the Purchase Order drill around within AP20. Currently, when you drill into the PO field and attempt to do a search, it defaults the search field to '*Code'. To save a few clicks, the team would like for it to default to Purchase Order instead.   I attempted going into and changing the DEFINE SELECT      'Released Purchase Orders By PO Code' sections to re-order the fields. It looks like the change did apply successf...
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08/06/2019 3:53 PM
1 Replies and 8023 Views Database Inquiry using 850-FIND-NLT-<index> returns the 'Next' record  8023  1 Started by  maalimsimo I have created a new custom index to a custom table to access records through either 850-FIND-NLT- or 850-FIND-BEGRNG-.   The index has 2 numeric fields,one PIC 9(4)) and the other PIC 9(8) for date (format YYYMMDD). The next to last field is a PIC X(32) for names (e.g 'Adam Smith'), and the last field is numeric that I move zeroes as I populate the index:   MOVE STL-DIVISION              TO DB-DIVISION. MOVE STL-PAYROLL-DATE    TO DB-P...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
08/01/2019 10:27 AM
0 Replies and 1455 Views PHP scripts  1455  0 Started by  DavidV We have about 20 CGI/PHP scripts that prompt the user to upload files from their PC for processing by Infor/Lawson jobs.   I used to load PHP5 into httpd.conf and run php scripts to accommodate.  With the update to WAS to 8.5.5.x that doesn't appear to be allowed any longer through WebSphere's HTTP server.  I tried to load PHP7 an it wouldn't load.  I then tried fastCGI and that won't work either.   Has anyone been able to accomplish this with WAS/WebSpher...
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05/14/2019 12:36 PM
1 Replies and 7394 Views DBREORG failed: file already exists  7394  1 Started by  maalimsimo   We created a new custom table thru dbdef, followed by a blddbdict, but before the dbreorg was executed we  'CREATE'd the same table in Oracle and loaded some records. Now we know we should have waited for the dbreorg. When we attempted to run the dbreorg later, we got the error message 'File already exists'. We have since 'DROP'ped the file in Oracle, but a subsequent dbreorg says 'Cannot open lock file /law1/lsf/law/test/dictlock'. How do we get around this 'lock'   My sear...
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by  JimYJump to last post
04/02/2019 11:04 AM
1 Replies and 7018 Views loadrpts.cfg - does anyone have any information on it?  7018  1 Started by  Russell E I ran loadrpts on a Windows 2012R2 server and I received Error: loadrpts.cfg not found. Abort loading reports from      
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by  SWilkinsJump to last post
03/25/2019 11:50 AM
8 Replies and 16231 Views New Report Added to Custom Report Program  16231  8 Started by  maalimsimo After adding a new report to an existing .rpt program, adding the $PRINTFILE XXXXX to the workdef, adding lines to OPEN OUTPUT XXXXX-FILE and CLOSE XXXXX-FILE to the PD, when I run a job I am getting the message 'Unable to Open the Output File...'. Subsequently, my attempt to write to the Print file results in a longish error message 'No XRef for RptSub(3) to iXFFRef file - write ignored....'.I probably missed a step somewhere but I am not sure what. Any ideas
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02/01/2019 10:42 AM
2 Replies and 7737 Views 508 file type  7737  2 Started by  Russell E What is this file used for  It looks like the 508 files have the token, field number (from the xml), field name, current label and new label. I can't find any documentation on this type of file.
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07/10/2018 4:18 PM
2 Replies and 7588 Views Calling perl script from Cobol program  7588  2 Started by  maalimsimo I have developed a perl script that  calls (and passes parameters) to a Sql script to create a report from Lawson tables. Now, I need to call this perl script from some basic Cobol program to pass parameters to the perl script (example Company, Date Range, etc). I have done this at a past job many years in the past but I am unable to get help from there. I know that we had a custom pdlib and wslib files to do this. The pdlib basically had a 'Call 'system' using .....' statement', which...
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by  maalimsimoJump to last post
06/12/2018 12:46 PM
1 Replies and 8719 Views Customizing PR195  8719  1 Started by  PD The PR195 report (csv) has almost everything that I need except PayType. I am sure the delivered program can be modified to bring in the needed field, the question is where do I start
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
02/08/2018 3:25 PM
0 Replies and 1234 Views Customizing PR195  1234  0 Started by  PD The PR195 report (csv) has almost everything that I need except PayType. I am sure the delivered program can be modified to bring in the needed field, the question is where do I start
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02/08/2018 12:04 PM
7 Replies and 8542 Views Custom Lawson tables using Addins  8542  7 Started by  JudeBac I have a new custom table ZACCT with fields COMPANY, ACCTUNIT, ACCOUNT, SUBACCOUNT, all derived from GLMASTER. My plan is for our AP users to use excel addins to add records. Can I copy a similar program and replaced the field names or should I start from scratch using pgmdef Any pgmdef for dummies is much appreciated.   Thanks
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02/06/2018 4:19 PM
6 Replies and 14578 Views How do I generate CSV output from batch program?  14578  6 Started by  Woozy We use an external scheduler to launch S3 batch jobs from the command line using wtsubmit or jqsubmit.  After the jobs finish, we want to retrieve the .csv file from the $LAWDIR/print directory, but these files don't appear to exist until a user opens Print Manager and clicks the 'Create CSV' button, which our automated scheduler can't do. Is there a way for us to trigger the creation of the CSV file from the command line, or some other way to make this happen The programs ...
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12/20/2017 9:59 AM
5 Replies and 11104 Views how to call UNIX script from tokendef  11104  5 Started by  Lilyb We're migrating from UNIX platform to Windows, and have tons of UNIX scripts.  I can run the shell scripts from LID prompt just like on UNIX after running initluu.  However, when I define the script in tokendef, it will not run.  Does anyone know how to make UNIX script to run with tokendef   Thanks.
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by  JaphethJump to last post
10/02/2017 12:19 PM
0 Replies and 1868 Views LSO Scripting for newbie  1868  0 Started by  sadams Hello all, I'm new to LSO scripting using Jscript.Net to add ability to Lawson forms.  I have written some beginning scripts to move fields and add labels etc.  I have some programming background, but don't know where to find more information/examples.  Any help would be appreciated. Thanks sadams
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09/28/2017 11:11 AM
1 Replies and 9033 Views Jobdef Job Not Found error  9033  1 Started by  maalimsimo We have just upgraded to Lawson 10 and while most of our custom jobs are running as expected, we are have a few challenges. We have a job defined in jobdef for a batch user 'pcnprd', but then a korn shell script to run the job is giving the error 'Job not found in JOB table for User.' I have deleted and recreated the job in jobdef multiple times, and even created a brand new job with a different name but I still get the very same error.   Any thoughts on this    
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by  maalimsimoJump to last post
09/26/2017 1:39 PM
3 Replies and 9462 Views Paint Screen - Job Title retrieval for job-code  9462  3 Started by  Deleted User Hi all,  Sorry if I'm missing something simple.   Trying to paint a custom screen that goes with a custom table.  Custom table is simply job-code, chg-min, chg-max.  I'm developing a Paint Screen form that has job-code, title (output only:  description from job-code table), chg-min, chg-max.  In the form I've developed,  I populate the job-code, chg-min and ch-max then click A (Add) and *then* the title appears.  I'd like the title to appear after the use...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
08/04/2017 9:41 AM
1 Replies and 8717 Views Portal changes location of literal  8717  1 Started by  Stuart Perkins How can I control the placement of text on portal on a batch program parameter screen  Literal text after the fields explaining their use is being moved too far left to be useful.
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by  Stuart PerkinsJump to last post
06/19/2017 1:01 PM
0 Replies and 1503 Views Customizations  1503  0 Started by  Carla Ferrari Hi, Has anyone come up with a customization request form that they would be kind enough to share I'm trying to centralize and formalize the way the user community requests customizations to forms, portal pages, process flow, etc. Thanks! Carla
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05/22/2017 3:13 PM
7 Replies and 16063 Views Distribution Group  16063  7 Started by  Chesca We created a multistep job that runs MA236 for different users. Reports are run and supposed to be distributed to users and are available to view in their print managers. The problem is that only one of the users is able to see the report. The other 17 users/buyers can't see the reports in their print manager queue in Portal.  I can go into Print Manager and see the reports in each user's queue, but they can't. Any suggestions
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by  mthedfordJump to last post
05/04/2017 1:52 PM
2 Replies and 8773 Views Add Custom Tables to Lawson Data Dictionary  8773  2 Started by  Lawson_Tech Any KBs please post to me 'Add Custom Tables to Lawson Data Dictionary'
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
04/10/2017 3:28 PM
0 Replies and 1469 Views Question on Custom Table with Unique-ID field  1469  0 Started by  LauraPat Hi - I've created a  custom table and the first column in the table is the UNIQUE_I_D column because there are going to be duplicates within the key fields.  I want to use importdb to load a file into this table that was created by an outside system.  Because the first field in the table is the UNIQUE_I_D - I made the first field in every record in the file I'm loading equal to 0 (zero).  I realized I had to allow for that field when loading or everything is shifted off by 1 ...
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04/06/2017 6:58 AM
1 Replies and 8968 Views Labels on Zebra printer  8968  1 Started by  LauraPat All - I've created a custom program to print labels on a Zebra printer.  I basically copied the way AP290 has the labels set up in the .prt file.  The new Zebra printer is hooked up on the network, defined in prtdef, etc.  When I try to send the output (from the print manager) to the printer (I select the printer from the dropdown in print manager) - I get the message that the print file was printed but nothing physically prints on the printer.  After working with others for ...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
03/30/2017 12:35 PM
0 Replies and 1516 Views File Status Codes  1516  0 Started by  jaherb I am receiving a file status code that I have no documentation and cannot find it in Google.   The file status is on a sort file and the status code is 9 230.   Anyone know what that means   Thanks   Jim
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03/02/2017 10:40 AM
9 Replies and 13139 Views User Exit Eamples--  13139  9 Started by  tambrosi   Hello,  I am very, very new to the Lawson software, and was asked to look at the user exit process.  I was wondering if somebody would be willing to share a simple user exit program.   I have been going thru the doc's and any posts or all information I can find.  But an example would go along way. I am not real sure of the naming convention that needs to be followed and if the user exit needs to be defined in the source lib or the obj lib.  I think the obj lib i...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
02/24/2017 12:47 PM
1 Replies and 8468 Views Print labels via custom batch program  8468  1 Started by  LauraPat Hi - I did this back at my old job (that had Lawson V8 - we're on V10 here where I am now).  I want to print SMALL labels using data from ITEMMAST.  The labels are only 2.5 ' x 1'.  The way I did this in the past was I set the labels up in the .prt file for the custom program, made sure they lined up and then ran the program to generate the .prt file and send that to the printer.  I remember the one issue was, in V8 anyways, you couldn't bypass the banner page so that wa...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
02/23/2017 9:00 AM
1 Replies and 9606 Views jobs in waiting recovery  9606  1 Started by  MarkDK we are creating an IPA to query jobs in a 'waiting recovery' status.  What I would like to do is resubmit the job in waiting recovery status using WebRun node.  We have an IPA using WebRun that submits a job.  Is there a way to resubmit a job using webrun using the job id of the job in a 'waiting recovery' status 
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by  JimYJump to last post
02/20/2017 9:55 AM
2 Replies and 8964 Views Meaning of File Status 9-230  8964  2 Started by  ALB Does anyone know the meaning of file status 9-230  We have a custom COBOL which runs in Windows in v9.0.1 but throws that error on a sort file in the Cloud in v10.
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by  ALBJump to last post
02/17/2017 8:07 AM
1 Replies and 9688 Views Customized EMSS bookmarks - caching issues  9688  1 Started by  Judy Consoli We have created several customized EMSS bookmarks.  Since upgrading to Infor 10 and using IE without compability mode on, we are having issues with older versions of .htm .js being cached.  Any suggestions on how to clear cache for these custom bookmarks when changes are required
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by  CindyWJump to last post
02/09/2017 1:04 PM
1 Replies and 9198 Views Program compiled w/ trace  9198  1 Started by  Lynne I have a program that somehow has a trace turned on and I can't figure out how to turn it off.  I've re-compiled it numerous times with no special options, just a straight 'qcompile test ic ip527'.  It fills up the log with a trace of sections/paragraphs executed.  Does anyone know how to shut this off  Thanks!   Here's a sampling of the output: Step 1: IP527 Started. . . . . .: Tue Jan 24 15:07:43 2017 Token Command. . . . . .: D:\lsfdev\law\test\obj\
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by  LynneJump to last post
01/24/2017 2:58 PM
2 Replies and 9521 Views Rel 10 4GL Error  9521  2 Started by  jaherb We are in the process of moving to the cloud from Rel 9.0.1 Unix.   We have a few custom programs that are not compiling and I am getting an error that I have never seen before. Not knowing what to look for, I have validated paths, slash direction and called Lawson routines and everything seems to be in place.  There are only a few of our custom programs that are not compiling and there is nothing unusual about these programs.  Has anyone run into before The error message I am ...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
01/18/2017 9:04 AM
2 Replies and 10554 Views Infor10 Mingle Login Screen Customization  10554  2 Started by  Michael Ewing Users have inquired about customizing the labels for the Login/Password input boxes on the Infor10 Mingle Login screen to be more helpful to the users about what values are to be used for logging into the Infor10 system(s). Other customizations (ie.  Listing the environment, displaying links to Tutorials, displaying notices, etc) may also be requested in the future. We are familiar with doing such customizations for the old 9.X version, but with the code...
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by  JimYJump to last post
12/15/2016 10:32 AM
7 Replies and 10529 Views Has anyone successfully parsed out job parameters from the GEN(LAW).JOBSTEP table?  10529  7 Started by  b.svr It seems like this is one jumbled text field that isn't very readable. Has anyone come up with a good way to parse this out for something more readable   Thank you,
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/09/2016 2:13 PM
6 Replies and 9760 Views Form/.scr help!!  9760  6 Started by  LauraPat I copied an existing program to create a new one (online program).  The existing program only had a single form in the .scr file.  I added 5 more forms (.2, .3, .4, etc) to the new .scr file and updated the PD to process the data in the forms.  The forms in LID work perfect.  I can do a form transfer to all 6 forms and enter/update data.  However, when I go into LSA - only the '.1' form is showing and when I go into Design Studio and Ming.le - only the '.1' is showing.&n...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
10/07/2016 7:43 AM
4 Replies and 11593 Views Print manager files  11593  4 Started by  LauraPat Hi - I know you can go into the print manager and force a .prt file to be dumped to a .csv/.pdf file using the tools within print manager.  Does anyone know if there is a way, via a Unix script, where I can take the .prt file and transform it into a .csv or .pdf file  I'm trying to write a process to backup all the files within specific print directories and save them to the network.  But I found out that the users typically go in and save the files into other formats, from with...
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by  ALBJump to last post
09/28/2016 1:42 PM
6 Replies and 9730 Views Fld Err: Decimal Field's Display Length 0  9730  6 Started by  Maynard F. I have a custom program with an error on the screen.  It points to line 94, but line 94 is just like the ones before and after it. ZBAHW.scr                           Menus On            Line:94         Col:1    3    OPT-OUT-CODE-8  ...
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by  pgallucci12Jump to last post
09/23/2016 5:39 PM
3 Replies and 9266 Views State Tax Form  9266  3 Started by  Deleted User Hello everyone!  I am completely new to Lawson/Infor and have been asked by my employer to create a state tax form. I am pretty well versed in HTML, JavaScript, jQuery. After opening the W4,html file and looking at the use of frames and the functions within, I am very lost. Does anyone have any design guide or any information on creation of new forms with a dictionary of functions Any experience modifying the W4 into a state form I could even entertain paid consulting work for this proj...
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by  Jeff ShumateJump to last post
09/23/2016 4:23 PM
1 Replies and 13286 Views Lawson APIs  13286  1 Started by  Kimm Does anyone have documentation of information they could send for Lawson API calls We are looking to gather vendor, invoice, gl details as well as load data to the APC tables but the documentation from Infor has not proved helpful.  TIA!
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by  Joe CareyJump to last post
09/17/2016 10:38 AM
4 Replies and 9149 Views CSV File  9149  4 Started by  Srini Rao Hello - Is it possible to add the CSV file to user exit.   I have user exit and I like to add the csv file to User Exit. How do I do that.         
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by  jaherbJump to last post
09/06/2016 1:21 PM
3 Replies and 9325 Views Tab delimited  9325  3 Started by  Srini Rao Is it possible to create the TAB delimited output using the 4GL program
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
09/02/2016 9:00 AM
2 Replies and 8861 Views animating a lawson online screen  8861  2 Started by  Chesca I am trying to animate an online screen like HR11 and got an error: getsockname: Bad file number. This is happening with all the lawson screens and they system is extremely slow.  Any idea what getsockname: Bad file number means
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by  ChescaJump to last post
08/30/2016 3:08 PM
1 Replies and 9110 Views Second Report to Print Manager  9110  1 Started by  LauraPat I’ve created a custom program that has two reports coming out of it.  I have given the $PRINTFILE command in the .rpt for the second and I open/close the file in the PD and have the workfile defined.  Everything is working and if I go into the Unix print file directory from the command line, I see the second report there but it doesn’t show in the print manager itself.  What am I missing  I know in Unix (from a script), I can run the loadrpts command to get a fil...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
08/18/2016 11:20 AM
2 Replies and 9129 Views Lawson Rel 10  9129  2 Started by  jaherb Can anyone shed some light on the Rel 10 upgrade where we will be 'forced' to move to Visual COBOL   What are the differences as far as development practices  Any good references on-line   We are scheduled to upgrade in April at the present time and just trying to get ideas on what to expect on the development side...   Thank you   Jim
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by  jaherbJump to last post
08/18/2016 9:32 AM
0 Replies and 1641 Views Chrome loading pages on custom ESS  1641  0 Started by  MC We have a customization within pactions.htm that in V9 was not a problem.  The customization was 3 DME with functions that called each other.  In V10 portal, if we run this in chrome only the functions seem to run in one thread and the rest of the program in one of more other threads.  As a result the loading of internal tables that are needed for the rest of the program are not available when needed.  The only thing that we have found that fixes this...
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08/15/2016 10:02 AM
6 Replies and 9212 Views IE11 Form Messages  9212  6 Started by  jaherb We have some users who have upgraded their browsers to IE11.   Seems once we upgrade a browser, we loose visibility of form messages at the bottom; for example; Job Added, Change Complete, etc... We have made sure the forms are set no larger than 100 but that does not seem to matter.  Anyone else experiencing this or have you managed to correct this issue in some way     Thanks.. Jim  
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
08/03/2016 12:58 PM
5 Replies and 9854 Views waiting recovery  9854  5 Started by  Chesca Does anyone know if there is a Lawson process to check or monitor the recovery queue Or would I have to create a job script to monitor and notify whenever there is job in waiting recovery
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
07/27/2016 7:33 AM
0 Replies and 1518 Views waiting recovery  1518  0 Started by  Chesca Does anyone know if there is a Lawson process to check or monitor the recovery queue Or would I have to create a job script to monitor and notify whenever there is job in waiting recovery
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07/26/2016 11:06 AM
3 Replies and 9556 Views Microfocus  9556  3 Started by  LauraPat Not sure anybody has ever used Oracle ProCobol or not but....  Been working with Lawson for about 21 years now and at both of my previous employers we purchased our MF licenses via Lawson.  I also used Oracle ProCobol which requires a MF license as well.  never had a problem compiling/executing Oracle ProCobol programs - never had a license issue and Lawson worked fine as well. At my new employer, we are on Version 10 (previous employer was Version 8) and I can't get the Oracle p...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
06/30/2016 7:44 AM
0 Replies and 1843 Views How Find Programs That Use Specific Screen Rule?  1843  0 Started by  Kathy Eckert We are going from 1 company code to multiple company codes. Some of our custom Screen Rules (.sr files) Hard Code the company, so we need to know which programs use these hard-coded screen rules. Via grep (we're a UNIX shop), I've identified all 14 Form Rules that hard-code ('1111') Company.  However, when I tried to grep which programs used the Form IDs ('H1-EMP-S-0001' is one of the Form Rules, for example), I got no results.  Of the 14 Form Rules, 3 are Rules, 8 are S...
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06/24/2016 11:06 AM
2 Replies and 9189 Views Using current date in if statement  9189  2 Started by  Jessica M I am hoping someone can help me with a COBOL statement.  I haven't touched cobol in quite a while and my co-worker that usually works with our custom cobol is out of the office for a bit. I have a custom program that was excluding any employee with a term date in a file.  They now want to change it to include anyone termed that day.  The current statement is: IF (EMP-TERM-DATE > '00000000')             GO TO 1040-NEXT-EMP...
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by  Jessica MJump to last post
06/22/2016 2:38 PM
6 Replies and 9753 Views calculate the last day of any month  9753  6 Started by  Chesca Is there an API I could use to calculate the last day of any month  
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by  kimJump to last post
06/16/2016 12:20 PM
1 Replies and 9082 Views Compile Error  9082  1 Started by  Judy Longo I created AR15M from AR150, reentered all of the workfiles in workdef and get following error   PrcWRKFILE(): AR15M Not Found In WsGrp
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by  jaherbJump to last post
06/13/2016 3:15 PM
6 Replies and 10684 Views 0 instead of blanks in CSV file  10684  6 Started by  pgallucci12 When a 4GL program creates a CSV file, and numeric fields defined in that CSV contain ZERO values, BLANKS are substituted. Is there a way to force a ZERO instead Is there a setting in a configuration file that can do that Example: CSV file contains 2 fields, NAME and COUNT. The value in NAME = 'J.Jones' The value in COUNT = 0 Currently the CSV record for the above looks like... 'J.Jones', I need it to look like... 'J.Jones',0
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by  David@SOMJump to last post
06/03/2016 1:12 PM
6 Replies and 12994 Views Web service calls *FROM* Lawson  12994  6 Started by  MBond How would one call a web service on another machine FROM lawson&160; The call would need to be made in the background without opening a new window.&160;&160; The web service can accept either a POST or GET request.&160; For this request, the response is not processed but future request probably would need to process the response.&160;I think the xmlhttp request is the answer but have no documentation on it's use. I've seen a lot of posts on calling into Lawson web services from external a...
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
05/25/2016 9:29 PM
3 Replies and 9102 Views New custom program  9102  3 Started by  Greg Moeller I have developed a custom program that just calls a shell script.... When I try to add the job with the custom form in it, I get an error that says 'The value {1} is invalid for the parameter _TKN' Any clues what is happening here
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
05/25/2016 9:04 PM
0 Replies and 1910 Views Portal Page for Workunits  1910  0 Started by  LauraBryant I have a design studio portal page that displays all the AP workunits.  I would like to filter the results to only include the accounting units that the users requester code has access to.  I get the requester code and I get the account units from the RQAcctU table.  How can I filter the results from the WFWORKUNIT table to only select the rows that have an accounting unit allowed.
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05/18/2016 1:56 PM
2 Replies and 9495 Views tsBeginDBTransaction error is Operation illegal while in transaction (20).  9495  2 Started by  Lilyb I'm developing a custom program (update job) to invoke a copy of AP30.3, and keep getting the following error: File SYSTEST/TXTAXTABLE. tsBeginDBTransaction error is Operation illegal while in transaction (20). Does anyone know what this means and how to fix it Thank you
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by  LilybJump to last post
05/12/2016 6:52 PM
3 Replies and 9433 Views Best practice of copying a program  9433  3 Started by  Vijay S Dear All, I have to copy a standard program having around 10 workfiles. We all know that Lawson doesn't change the name of workfile and WS-Field ID in work file definition while copying , It changes the same in PD (like wherever I am using WH130, it will change it to ZZ130 in PD/WS, The workfile name starting from WH130 doesn't change). It seems like I have to manually go into PD and change the name of all the Workfiles and other field. I had done it earlier also where there were like couple of...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
05/12/2016 9:53 AM
1 Replies and 10116 Views Best (certified) Lawson Development Partner for S3 and/or M3  10116  1 Started by  AvaTax Calc for Lawson/Infor I am seeking a third-party shop who is certified by Lawson/Infor to develop 'Connectors' with S3 and/or M3. Avalara is an Infor Partner, supporting eight (8) different Infor ERP platforms. I hope to find the A1 certified development partner for S3 and/or M3. Thank you for your help!
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by  shahzadJump to last post
05/03/2016 3:01 AM
2 Replies and 9248 Views Comment Attachment Processing compile error  9248  2 Started by  John Desmarais I'm trying to do something that should be very simple - determine the existence of Comments on Invoice Messages, just like MA66 does when it needs to determine what text to put in the Message Button on the screen.  Simple, no I looked through the API manual to see if there was any voodoo involved - looked pretty easy. copied the code right out of MA66PD and dropped it into my program.              INITIALIZE   &...
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by  John DesmaraisJump to last post
04/07/2016 10:49 AM
14 Replies and 10444 Views Extract File Issues  10444  14 Started by  jaherb I am not sure why I am not seeing the issue with a simple extract program... but I am at a loss at this point.    We have an extract file being produced as a 250 byte fixed length file.   There are 3 record types... a typical Header, Detail and Trailer record.  Each record must be delimited by  CR/LF characters. The logic writes the records to an intermediate sequential file and then at the end of the job it is reformatted by a cnvexp -f  filename  250  ...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
04/01/2016 11:52 AM
0 Replies and 1728 Views Lawson Portal automated access and session handling  1728  0 Started by  andrewwalk Hello, Is there a way to automatically send to Lawson a bunch of requests to a specified form via a Java http client  Actually I am able to do this, but it is very slow as I have to programmatically logon and logoff for each request.  I need to be able to log in once, and then send all the requests I need to.   Any time I send a request after the session has timed out, then I want to be able to detect this and re login, then send my requests.  Is there an API for this in e...
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03/29/2016 2:18 PM
3 Replies and 10487 Views Oracle SQL reformat date  10487  3 Started by  Chesca I am writing an SQL statement to select dates from a table and creates a file.  I want to convert date to string mm/dd/yyyy.  Any help would be greatly appreciated. select startdate from table;  this date is displayed as 31-MAY-15 so I want it displayed as 05-31-2015
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by  ChescaJump to last post
03/01/2016 3:23 PM
4 Replies and 9544 Views Input date validation  9544  4 Started by  Chesca We have a custom batch program that validates input date from a csv file. The date is never formatted properly and sometimes could be mddyy, mmddyy, or mmdyy. We want the date to be reformatted as mmddyyyy.  If the input date is 8 digits and mmddyyyy. then continue processing. Otherwise, check if the date length and fix it. Is there a Lawson API I can use to reformat the input date to be mmddyyyy 
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by  ChescaJump to last post
02/10/2016 7:39 AM
6 Replies and 11828 Views Cannot replace my own custom form  11828  6 Started by  mikeP Working on my first update form in PGMDEF and have run into a number of issues.  Currently, I can’t seem to get rid of the previous version of my form. Ideally it will have multiple PRDISTRIB records and allow just the account field to be updated.  At this point, it’s just and “online inquiry” that shows a few fields from the file. The problem is that I created a new version but Lawson won’t display it. Here’s the sequence: Create form in PGMDEF....
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/05/2016 2:07 PM
2 Replies and 21921 Views SQL question on APINVOICE, APDISTRIB, APPAYMENT  21921  2 Started by  Karl Kemp I am trying to write a query that will return APINVOICE, APDISTRIB, APVENMAST, and APPAYMENT information. Basically the user wants the Paid invoice detail information including vendor name and check number & date. I created the following query but it doesn't seem to completely work the way I would like it to do. It pulls the same invoice & distrib twice for each combination. In other words, if there is a single invoice with 2 distribution records, instead of the query returning 2 r...
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by  ChescaJump to last post
01/28/2016 2:52 PM
0 Replies and 2342 Views lawson 10 ESS theme 10.3 override  2342  0 Started by  KellyB Hi, is there a way to add 'themes' I found the  xhrnet/xml/config - emss_config_xml where it says themes but I am not sure where this is getting the theme files I can manually change the css link in the header.htm file to refer to a custom style sheet but wanted to know if there is a better way using themes I am running lawson 10 on webshere not via sharepoint.
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01/27/2016 2:49 PM
6 Replies and 9946 Views Windows script to do rnddbdump to file  9946  6 Started by  tambrosi Hi all,  I am looking for some help on scripting in Lawson,  I am new to the software, looking to run a script to dump a table to csv file. I can run the  rngdbdump –c gen queuedjob >  jqstat.csv   from the server and it will run clean and dump the data to the csv file.  When I apply the same code in a script, nothing gets dumped to the csv file,  the file is created but no records in the file.  I also tried the jqstatus same issue.     ...
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by  pbelskyJump to last post
01/19/2016 4:36 PM
12 Replies and 10529 Views Missing data in modified CSV error report after promotion  10529  12 Started by  Woozy Hi Gurus - I'm stumped, and I need some ideas. We have a custom batch program that includes an error report.  I recently modified the program and the error report to add additional columns.  With the new columns, the report is too wide for the printed report but works fine in the CSV export in DEV. However, after promoting the changes to PROD, the report compiles and runs without errors in PROD, but some of the new columns are blank in the CSV including the error message column (from...
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by  pbelskyJump to last post
01/07/2016 5:46 PM
4 Replies and 10143 Views RECDEF  10143  4 Started by  Chesca Can I create a paintscreen program to access recdef 
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
11/30/2015 1:06 PM
3 Replies and 10036 Views Scheduling job automatically with dynamic date range  10036  3 Started by  Vijay S Is there a way to schedule a job automatically in 'recdef' and passing job parameters automaticcaly like To & From date range. They have to be from the past 7 days . Like for today's run , From-date=today, to-date=today-7 days.......      Thanks,   Vijay
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
11/25/2015 2:35 AM
2 Replies and 9023 Views Database reads INTO a unique working storage area  9023  2 Started by  Todd Mitchell Curious if anyone has done a database read (find) where the read places the data into a separate or unique working storage section.  Example READ VENMAST INTO VENMAST-PAY-VENDOR.       
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by  Todd MitchellJump to last post
11/19/2015 3:53 PM
5 Replies and 9485 Views Add columns to report csv beyond the print report width limit  9485  5 Started by  Woozy Hi Everyone, I have a 4GL custom program that includes a work file with lots of fields.  I want to create a secondary report for the job based on the work file (so it shows in Print Manager), but there are more columns than will fit on the print report. I really would prefer to include only a couple of rows on the print report, but have all the columns show on the csv version of the report. I've tried adding additional fields to the report group $FIELDS section without including them in t...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
11/17/2015 4:21 PM
6 Replies and 9750 Views Best Way to add spaces in Header of a CSV file via batch Program  9750  6 Started by  Vijay S Dear All,   What is the best way to add spaces in a Header for a CSV file which is generated via a Lawson 4GL batch program while using 800-WRITECSV-. I also need to add a field 'Debit/Credit Separator' in the file with spaces and '/'. what is the best and simple way to achieve this. CSV files doesn't take spaces and '/' when defining it in workdef.        Thanks  Vijay
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
11/17/2015 5:07 AM
3 Replies and 11736 Views How to look up field name from field number.  11736  3 Started by  Janice I'm looking for the table (if one exists) that I can use to look up the field name by the field number of the Personnel Action.  I know table DBHRPAD (PADICT) contains the field number and item name which is the description of the field, but it doesn't have the actual name of the field.  For example, if I look up field number 2 in DBHRPAD, the item name is 'Name - Last'.  But I need the actual name of the field 'DEMPLSTNM', not the description of the field. Is there a tab...
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by  Kat VJump to last post
10/09/2015 3:52 PM
4 Replies and 10015 Views work file def  10015  4 Started by  Chesca Hello, we are in the process of upgrading from Lawson MSP 9.1 to MSP 9.11. We have some custom code that I need to put back in vendor's programs. I am having a problem when copying the code, it doesn't rename the work files so it keeps the vendor's work file name. So I have a program that has like 6 works file that I need to copy and it can be so tedious. Is there an easy way to copy the work file definitions 
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by  jaherbJump to last post
10/09/2015 10:36 AM
1 Replies and 9288 Views work file def  9288  1 Started by  Chesca Hello, we are in the process of upgrading from Lawson MSP 9.1 to MSP 9.11. What would be the easiest way to copy a program with all the wfd and libraries I did a program copy and it did not copy any of the wfd or libraries so I am getting a compiling error.
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by  jaherbJump to last post
10/09/2015 10:33 AM
1 Replies and 9473 Views Use negative values returned from DME call ?  9473  1 Started by  mikeP   I’m working with ESS page leavebalances.htm and trying to do some math on numeric values returned from a DME call:     function getTaemptrans() {     var obj = new DMEObject(authUser.prodline, 'taemptrans');     obj.out = 'JAVASCRIPT';     obj.index = 'ttrset1';     obj.field = 'company;employee;plan;ta-hours';     obj.key ='='Employee;  &n...
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by  mikePJump to last post
10/02/2015 2:11 PM
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