#6 QUERY response and MSG display different areas

r corak

THE 3.2 on WinXP.

Don't know if you'd call this a bug report or a
feature request.

I'd like output from QUERY commands, like Q ZONE, to
display in my MSGLINE area. I have set MSGLINE -2 50
OVERLAY. When I type a command or macro invocation,
my eyes are pointed at the cmdline, and any messages
are displayed at the same place on the window. Except
if the command is something like Q ZONE, or Q ALT, or
Q whatever. Then the output is at the top of the
window. It takes a moment or two looking at the
bottom, where nothing is being displayed, to remember
that the output could be at the top, jerk my eyes up,
read the text, and jerk my eyes back down to the
cmdline for the next command. I'd like the ability to
direct all messages, emessages, and responses to the


  • Mark Hessling

    Mark Hessling - 2006-09-23

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    This is a feature request; and a quite reasonable one at
    that. Given the ability of the MSGLINE at the bottom of the
    screen, then this would allow long QUERY outputs like QUERY
    Proposed change is to treat output from QUERY command to be
    treated the same as the output from MSG.

  • Mark Hessling

    Mark Hessling - 2006-09-23
    • assigned_to: nobody --> rexx
  • Mark Hessling

    Mark Hessling - 2006-09-23

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    Implemented. Will be available in THE 3.3

  • Mark Hessling

    Mark Hessling - 2006-09-23
    • status: open --> pending
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    This Tracker item was closed automatically by the system. It was
    previously set to a Pending status, and the original submitter
    did not respond within 300 days (the time period specified by
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    • status: pending --> closed

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