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RE: ControlDesk in separate window.

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Subject: RE: ControlDesk in separate window.
From: BAUDOUX BERNARD <bernard.baudoux@fortisbank.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2000 17:01:09 +0200

Of course, as you mention, I want to keep the control desk, I find it too
useful to suppress it.   I just wanted to start it in a window other than
that of the NetView map.
But if you say that is not possible, then ok, I forget it.

Thanks you for your reply,
Bernard Baudoux
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e-mail : bernard.baudoux@fortisbank.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lclark@US.IBM.COM [SMTP:lclark@US.IBM.COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, 16 August, 2000 16:19
> To:   IBM NetView Discussion
> Subject:      Re: [NV-L] ControlDesk in separate window.
> The thing most people want, that is, a separate control desk
> with the events display on it at startup, is not something you can
> do. If events is started at startup (controlled by the -Initial flag
> in the registration file for the events application), then it will
> automatically start the control desk. And the control desk, if
> started this way, will come up attached. If events is NOT started
> automatically, there will be no control desk. Then you can start
> the control desk manually (from the tool bar) and it will NOT be
> attached, and then you can drag the events application onto it.
> I find it preferable to leave the default behavior as is and break it
> off after startup.  If your intent is to have no control desk or events
> display (a common choice with x-emulation users), then just prevent
> the automatic startup of the events app by removing the -Initial flag.
> The events registration file is down a ways under the directory
> /usr/OV/registration/C.
> There is another option, whereby the events display runs without
> the control desk, but I think having no control desk is kind of messy.
> You might like it. In the app-defaults for nvevents, find the resource
> of 'outside'. There are two. The one with the 'w' is for subsequent events
> displays. The one without the 'w' is for the initial events display. Then
> you won't get a control desk at all.
> Cordially,
> Leslie A. Clark
> IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
> Detroit
> BAUDOUX BERNARD <bernard.baudoux@FORTISBANK.COM>@tkg.com on 08/16/2000
> 09:14:59 AM
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> Subject:  [NV-L] ControlDesk in separate window.
> Hello all,
> we're using : NetView 5.1, AIX 4.2.1, ReflectionX 6.00
> When you start the NetView GUI, the Control Desk is appended by default to
> the NetView window.   You can then drag it out of the window, but you have
> to do it at each GUI startup.  So,  I would like to start it in a separate
> window.
> I have had a look at the OVw*controlDeskHasBox parameter in the
> /usr/OV/app-default/OVw file but it does not seem to help.
> Does anybody know how to make this change ?
> Thanks in advance for any clue,
> Bernard Baudoux
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> * : 1GA2H
> e-mail : bernard.baudoux@fortisbank.com
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