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WS: TF: MENUS: Menu FAQs (Doc ID 1156045.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2024

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Technical Foundation - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes some common menu setup situations.  Complete information on how to design menus and work with menu selection can be found in the Technical Foundation Manual.

Access Menu Revisions:

To implement some solutions in this document, expertise in and authority to SVR programming may be required.

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Menu Revisions Setup FAQs
 Question 1: How can an IBM command be added as a menu selection?
 Question 2: How can an IBM Query be added as a menu selection?
 Question 3: How can a JDE menu be added as a menu selection?
 Question 4: How can a CL program be added as a menu selection?
 Question 5: How can a Hidden Selection function be added as a menu selection?
 Question 6: How can a CL Program or IBM Command be added to a Hidden Selection menu?
 Question 7: How can a FASTR or STAR be submitted from a Menu Selection or from Sleeper?
 Question 8: How can you copy a Menu?
 Question 9: What menu option values are available so a user is taken to a version list, or a version is automatically submitted?
 Question 10: Why are report results different when a program is run from the Versions List vs. running the program from a newly added menu option?
 Other Menu FAQs
 Question 1: Why is F12 from a user's initial menu taking them to an unnamed menu?
 Question 2: Why does F21 cause the user's initial menu to change and how can this be prevented?
 Question 3: After upgrading the IBM operating system to i7.1, why does the highlight functionality no longer work?
 Question 4: After running the Menu Word Search rebuild in a double-byte environment, why does the Menu Word Search window (0090WS) displays incorrect results?
 Question 5: How do you change the Company name on World menus?
 Question 6: How is the initial sign on menu set?
 Question 7: Why does a new user get the MASTER menu at sign on?
 Question 8: How can you get a report of all menus and menu selections or options?
 Question 9: When changing to a new IBM i, how do you change the machine name that appears on the World menus?
 Question 10: How is the text for the second to last line at the bottom of a menu populated, and how can it be changed?
 Question 11: What would cause the F9 key (used to refresh the command line with the previous command) to not work in a JD Edwards World environment?
 Question 12: Is there a way to run a query in A9.x to identify the last used date for menu and selection?
 Question 13: Where can you find detailed steps for adding a % (percent) menu (job stream) to another menu?
 Question 14: Why does the system date (located in the lower left corner of the menu) display the incorrect year/century?
 Question 15: Is there is a way to find out what menus call a specific program, and what Dream Writer versions those menus call?
 Question 16: What steps should be taken when 293B is generated?
 Menu Security FAQs
 Question 1: How do you implement menu masking to prevent or allow selected users access to a particular menu option at release A9.2.1 and below?
 Question 2: How can you allow or deny access to function key F18 for a menu selection?
 Question 3: How can you prevent users from accessing unauthorized programs by using selection/menu name?

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