Using APIs to Send Impromptu Messages, Take Two
January 17, 2007 Hey, Ted
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In your article, Using APIs to Send Impromptu Messages, you show how to use a message subfile to display impromptu error messages from an RPG program. The logic works great if you call the message-handling APIs from the main logic. However, when I move the API calls into subprocedures, your technique breaks down. What do I need to do?
The problem is that you are now sending messages from a different call stack entry. (I hesitate to use the terms “higher” and “lower” when talking about call