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Set Up Display Settings

How do I get to this dialog box?
  1. Open a 5250 terminal session.

  2. If the user interface is not in Classic mode, set it to Classic as follows:

    Open the Reflection Workspace Settings dialog box. The steps depend on your user interface mode.

    User Interface Mode Steps
    Ribbon On the File menu or the Reflection button , choose Reflection Workspace Settings.
    Reflection Browser On the Reflection menu, choose Settings and then Reflection Workspace Settings.
    TouchUx Tap the Gear icon and then select Reflection Workspace Settings.

    Under Workspace Settings, select Configure User Interface.

    In the User interface mode list, select Classic.

    Close and reopen the Reflection Workspace.

  3. On the Options menu, choose Settings.

  4. Under Terminal Configuration, select Set up Display Settings.


"Caption" settings configuration is available for all 3270/5250 sessions when in "Classic" User Interface mode.

Setting Description
Caption Specifies the string that appears in the Reflection title bar.This string is also displayed on the taskbar when Reflection is running. If Reflection is running but minimized, the configured string will be displayed on the taskbar. Type a predefined shortcut option, or enter up to 260 characters in the box. The predefined shortcuts and options are:
&w - Micro Focus
&r - Product Name
&f - Session File Name
&s - Session Type
&t - Transport
&h - Host Name
&d - Date
&c - Connection Status (whether you are connected and over what transport)
&v - Assigned Device Name (relevant only for 5250 sessions that use an assigned Device Name)
&l - Assigned LU Name (relevant only for 3270 sessions that use an assigned LU Name)
&& - A single Ampersand
For example, if you set the Caption to &s - &t - &c, you should see something like “IBM 5250 Terminal - Telnet - hostname via Telnet” in the Reflection title bar or on the taskbar, assuming Reflection is running but not minimized. (The exact text depends on your configuration.) The default is &f - &r - &s.
Show Menu Bar Display the menu and toolbar in Classic mode.
Note: When this option is unselected, you can display the menu by clicking the Reflection button and then choosing Show Menu Bar.
Show Status Bar Display the status bar in Classic mode.