Running Macros with Modal Dialog Boxes

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  • 13-Nov-2008
  • 01-Apr-2018

Environment

Reflection 2014
Reflection for IBM 2014
Reflection for UNIX and OpenVMS 2014
Reflection for IBM 2011
Reflection for UNIX and OpenVMS 2011
Reflection Standard Suite 2011

Situation

If you have multiple Reflection sessions running legacy Extra! or Reflection Basic macros simultaneously, and your macro displays a modal dialog box (a dialog box that requires user interaction), you may run into problems. When a macro in the first session displays a modal dialog box, the macro in the second session stops processing.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, load multiple Reflection workspaces. For example, rather than running two sessions in one workspace, load two workspaces with a session each.

Additional Information

Legacy KB ID

This document was originally published as Attachmate Technical Note 2385.

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