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Input Routines

An input window is a standard window that can contain text, input fields, and buttons. It enables you to display and retrieve information from the user.

Using input windows

I_ACTIVATE – Specify characters for input termination

I_CTRCONTEXT – Establish input context for child input window

I_DISABLE – Disable input fields

I_DISPLAY – Display data to input fields

I_DSPAREA – Set the display area for an input window

I_DSPFLD – Display data to one input field

I_ENABLE – Enable input fields

%I_FLDDIM – Retrieve an input field’s dimension or number of elements

I_FLDINF – Return input field information

I_FLDMOD – Modify an input field’s attributes at runtime

%I_FLDPREC – Retrieve an input field’s precision

I_FLDSEL – Assign a new selection window to an input field

%I_FLDSIZE – Retrieve an input field’s size

%I_FLDSTRPOS – Retrieve an input field’s structure position

I_FORCE – Force data to or from an input field

I_FRAMES – Display frames on input fields

I_GETFLD – Get data from an input field’s data area

%I_GETSTRING – Retrieve a string referenced by an input window data pointer

%I_INFO – Return general information about an input window

I_INIT – Initialize input fields

I_INPFLD – Process an input field

I_INPUT – Process an input set

I_LDINP – Load an input window from a library

I_NEXT – Specify the next input field or button to be processed

I_PROMPT – Set a variable prompt

I_PUTFLD – Put data into an input field

I_READONLY – Set readonly state for input fields

I_SETDEL – Delete fields from an input set

I_SETINF – Retrieve information about an input set

I_SNAPSHOT – Save/restore an input window’s controls

I_TXTPOS – Get or set the input position for a multiline text field

I_USER – Retrieve/load the userdefined string for an input field

IB_BUTTON – Include a Windowsstyle button

IB_BUTTONSET – Define the placement of a set of buttons

IB_DSP_AREA – Set the display area for a new input window

IB_END – Define the end of a new input window

IB_FIELD – Add an input field to a new input window

IB_INPUT – Create a new input window

IB_LOCAL – Set the current input window structure to local

IB_PAINT – Set the paint character for a new input window

IB_RPS_STRUCTURE – Specify the repository structure for a new input window

IB_SET – Add a set definition to a new input window

IB_STRUCTURE – Define a local structure within a new input window

The input methods

IARRIVE_METHOD – Perform input field arrive processing

%ICHANGE_METHOD – Perform input field change processing

%IDISPLAY_METHOD – Perform input field display processing

IDRILL_METHOD – Perform drilldown button processing

%IEDITFMT_METHOD – Perform input field “edit format” processing

IHYPER_METHOD – Perform hyperlink prompt processing

ILEAVE_METHOD – Perform input field leave processing