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Changes in Qedit for Windows 4.9
Qedit for Windows 4.9 has the features that you've been waiting for:
- Host Commands
- Qedit Scripting Language
You can now execute host commands on your HP e3000 or HP 9000 servers. This
feature allows you to execute any command that you could execute in an
MPE/iX batch job or an HP-UX shell script from the Qedit for Windows client.
There are three options for executing shell commands:
- Execute a single command from the host command dialog box and
see the results immediately in the host command result window.
Use the Host command command of the File menu to
bring up the dialog box for the appropriate connection.
MPE Host Command Dialog Box
- Open a document on one of your hosts and use the document contents
as a series of host commands. You can also use parts of the document
simply by selecting the things you want. The Run as host command
command is also accessible from the shortcut menu (right-click).
Use a file as a series of host commands: Run as host command
- Execute one or more commands under the control of the Qedit Scripting
The ability to execute host commands will boost your productivty instantly,
giving you access to compilers, linkers, and other backend software required
by your software engineering environment. By using scripting
with host commands, you can
tailor Qedit for Windows to exactly meet your needs.
NOTE: Host commands require that
you install server version 4.9 or later.
Qedit Scripting Language
The Qedit for Windows Scripting Language (QSL) unlocks the power of your HP e3000,
HP 9000, and Windows platforms. Use QSL to:
Qedit for Windows 4.9 comes with a pre-installed script which
allows you to sort lines in your file.
- Seamlessly integrate MPE/iX, HP-UX, and Windows.
- Automatically refresh files on any platform.
- Create custom build environments that can be controlled from the PC.
- Write new features for Qedit for Windows.
- Distribute solutions that are unique to your specific business.
Sort lines in a file using the Sortlines script
Also bundled with
this release are additional scripts to:
- List all strings in a file
- List strings in all included files of an open document
- Compile an MPE/iX source file using the appropriate compiler
QSL For Programmers
To program QSL, see the
QSL Scripting Library site
(the site includes numerous sample scripts). The Script Control Panel (SCP) is the central
place for running and debugging QSL scripts. The SCP has an
output log window, a source code window, and the capability to single-step
through a script or pause a running script to see where source code
execution is taking place.
Script Control Panel
Qedit for Windows 4.9 is available for immediate
download. For new versions of the HP e3000
or HP 9000 server software, contact Robelle technical support at