Background disappears when calling a window program multiple times
Posted on 2004-08-06
I am wondering if anyone can help me on this....
I have a subfile (pgm A) into which the user can enter an option code
that will cause a window (pgm B) to pop up with more detailed
information. If the user enters this option on more than one subfile
record, the window will display multiple times before the
subfile/control records are written again in pgm A.
When the 2nd (and subsequent) windows of pgm B display, the screen
behind them (pgm A) goes black. If I select only one subfile record
at a time, everything displays okay. It is only when I am doing
multiple calls to pgm B without redisplaying pgm A inbetween, that I
run into the black background problem.
I been trying to use keywords such as KEEP, USRRSTDSP, RMVWVW, and
others to fix the problem, but with no success. I am sure that I
have written programs for previous employers that did this, but just
can't remember how. Guess I'm getting old.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.