MERANT Micro Focus Server Express™

Dialog System Character Mode User Guide


Issue 7
January 1999

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This manual is part of MERANT Micro Focus Dialog System. It describes the features, applications and use of the Dialog System Character Mode Definition and Run-time software for DOS, OS/2 and UNIX environments.

Using this manual, the reader should be able to understand the purpose and capabilities of Dialog System, and use it to prototype, test, integrate and run a user interface.


Readers are expected to be familiar with the general concepts of business computing.

Notation in this Manual

The notation used to describe the format of command lines is as follows:

UNIX Considerations