To add host screens to history
Sign onto the host, either a 3270 or 5250 session.
Navigate through the host screens to access the data you need.
As you do so, thumbnail screens are created in the Screen History panel. These screens are held in the history buffer.
To save the history file
Click the Save icon on the toolbar.
In the Save As dialog box, in the File Name box, type a meaningful name for the history file.
In the Save asType box, choose Screen History Documents.
Click the Save button.
The history file is saved with an extension of .hst and stored under My Documents > Micro Focus > Extra! > Sessions; or wherever you have chosen during the installation to store your macros, schemes, and sessions.
Screen history saved in a 3270 session cannot be opened in a 5250 session or vice versa.
To open a history file
Click the Open icon on the toolbar.
From the display area, select the filename of a history file, or in the File Name box, type the file name.
Click the Open button.
You can open a history file even if the session is disconnected.
When you open a history file, all screens currently in the history buffer are cleared. You should save the current history buffer first.
To delete host screens from history
Select the screen, or screens, you want to delete.
Click the Delete icon, or the Delete All icon, on the toolbar.
To return to the live screen
Click the thumbnail Live Screen; on the session toolbar, click the Home button; or from the Session menu, choose Live Screen.
To navigate through history screens
Click the thumbnail screens; on the session toolbar, click the Next Screen and Previous Screen arrow keys; or from the Session menu, choose the Next Screen and Previous Screen options.
Page Up, Page Down, Shift + Arrow keys are allowed.
You can navigate to past screens and work with them even if the session is disconnected.