converting from OS2 to Windowsxp

Developers
2007-03-21
2012-08-14
  • Nobody/Anonymous

    I know this is very basic. I have a simple rexx application that i've run on my IBM OS/2 for years. It broke (does anybody know where I could get another?). So I downloaded oo
    rexx for windows. .cmd file won't execute as a rexx program, it takes each line as if it were a typed in command--like os/2 would do if you left out /Rexx/ as the first line of code. What have I missed?

     
    • Nobody/Anonymous

      Gary,
      Notepad has a line "goto" ctrl-g - that sometimes works and sometimes doesn't (typical Windows). I'd suggest looking for a GOOD editor for your ooRexx applications. EditPlus is a shareware editor that is used quite a lot in our shop. <http://www.editplus.com/> A single user license is $30 (US) if you're interested in registering.

      Lee

       
    • Mark Miesfeld

      Mark Miesfeld - 2007-03-21

      Rename the .cmd extensions to .rex

       
    • Nobody/Anonymous

      Thanks Mark. Now I can commence getting out all my old inconsistancies that os/2 didn't care about. If I'm allowed another stupid question, does xp have a text editor that shows line nubers? Ihave a problem on line 2589, and it will take a long time to count down that far.

      -Gary

       

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