Using the Character-to-GUI Wizard

The following steps summarize the use of the Character-to-GUI Wizard. The remainder of this section describes aspects of the process in more detail.

  1. Get the character application running with ACUCOBOL-GT under Windows.
  2. Compile the application with -Zw.
  3. From AcuBench, run the application with the --char2gui option.
  4. Convert the desired screens by right-clicking within them and selecting Build Graphical Screen.
  5. Edit properties as desired in the resulting Properties window.
  6. Make any desired changes to the new screens in the AcuBench Screen Designer.
  7. Generate a new Screen section definition from the Screen Designer.
  8. Include this Screen section definition in your program and connect it to your program logic.