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Posted by: Chris Proctor
Programmer Analyst
Columbia Sports Company
Portland, OR
WDWTITLE *BOTTOM not working with a window subfile
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Published: 13 Apr 2016
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WDWTITLE *BOTTOM not working with a window subfile Published by: Chris Proctor on 13 Apr 2016 view comments(5)

Good morning. I have an issue where I'm trying to display the function keys for a window subfile using the WDWTITLE *BOTTOM keyword, but it doesn't seem to be working the way it does with a normal window (no subfile). I really like the way this keyword displays the text in the border of the window. Does *BOTTOM not work for a subfile? Perhaps I need to do the additional record format with the function key descriptions and overlay the window? It'd be so much slicker to do it in one format if possible.

If I need to use another format, is there a way for me to make it transparent so that the border color will show thru? Thanks for any suggestions.

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Posted by: bobcozzi
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Chicagoland
Comment on: WDWTITLE *BOTTOM not working with a window subfile
Posted: 6 years 7 months 21 days 7 hours 9 minutes ago

Often this is caused by the SFL size. The extra line needed for the subfile must be in the window size definition, and then you may also need *NOMSGLIN to remove that status message area, unless you're usuing it. But that's usually the issue.

Posted by: chrisp
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Portland, OR
Comment on: WDWTITLE *BOTTOM not working with a window subfile
Posted: 6 years 7 months 21 days 6 hours 32 minutes ago

I'll give that a try. Thanks, Bob!

Posted by: chrisp
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Portland, OR
Comment on: WDWTITLE *BOTTOM not working with a window subfile
Posted: 6 years 7 months 21 days 3 hours 23 minutes ago

Hi Bob.  I just found out that it's RUMBA that won't display the WDWTITLE at the bottom. CA displays it just fine! What a pain! Lol. Thanks for the help!

Posted by: bobcozzi
Site Admin ****
Chicagoland
Comment on: WDWTITLE *BOTTOM not working with a window subfile
Posted: 6 years 7 months 20 days 8 hours 58 minutes ago

People stil use RUMBA? Wow! surprised

Posted by: chrisp
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Portland, OR
Comment on: WDWTITLE *BOTTOM not working with a window subfile
Posted: 6 years 7 months 14 days 9 hours 6 minutes ago

Lol!!! Yep! Hard to believe, I know, but Columbia Sportswear is slow to upgrade! Lol