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The Programmer’s Guide to iSeries Navigator by Paul Touhy

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Run a Command

Old habits are hard to break and, every now and again, you get the urge to enter a command. As a means of crossing the divide between 5250 sessions and the GUI environment, Navigator has an option to run commands. Obviously, you cannot run commands that results in information being returned to a display, but you can run any command that simply performs a task or generates spooled output.

To run a command select Run Command... from the context menu of the server, and you are presented with the Run Command window shown in Figure 2.24. The last command that you ran in Navigator is automatically entered in the Command to run box.

Figure 2.24. Running a command.

The simplest way to run a command to type it in ...

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