IBM ORexx for Windows Demo Package - Request for Help

IBM ORexx for Windows Demo Package - Request for Help

Post by bfis » Tue, 16 Sep 2003 16:10:02


I am evaluating the ORexx for Windows package distributed by IBM. I
am having a problem with some of the dialogue windows getting
obscurred.

For example, when I execute the "TimedMessage" class, I can get the
message window to post, but the bottom half of the letters of the pop
up window cannot be read.

For example:

dlg = .TimedMessage~new("your message here","ALPHA",3000)
dlg~execute

I am using Windows 2000. I have already replaced the riched32.dll to
get the workbench to display properly. Is there another dll that
needs to be updated from the standard distribution that IBM is
providing?

Thanks.
 
 
 

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