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WS: PGM: DW: DREAM Writer Custom Programming FAQs (Doc ID 627438.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Technical Foundation - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
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This document provides answers for some common programming questions. 

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: How many processing options can you have on a DREAM Writer?
 Question 2: What is the best method for retrieving a processing option in a CL program?
 Question 3: How do you attach a UDC table to a processing option field?
 Question 4: How can negative numbers be used in a processing option field?
 Question 5: How can a processing option be added to an existing program?
 Question 6: How can a new field be added to an existing report or screen (video)?
 Question 7: How can parameters be passed in World programs?
 Question 8: How do you call a DREAM Writer from a CL program to pass Data Selection?
 Question 9: How do you add a TIME field to DREAM Writer report page header?
 Question 10: How can the size of the header block be manipulated to include company logo?
 Question 11: How can a grand total on a report program be computed?
 Question 12: How can custom object and source be transferred from one machine to another?
 Question 13: Is there a way to search the source file to locate members that contain a specific term?
 Question 14: After upgrading to A9.3, why do versions of a custom DREAM Writer not update the F9831 with changes to *VALUES and/or *RANGE? 
 Question 15: Could P98RPTP allow a custom source library to be used?
 Question 16: How can the report/printer file be changed in a custom program to export column widths correctly?

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