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  • Page 1 1483/1483DSV Display Station Operator’s Manual 701344-003...
  • Page 2 IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation. NetView is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation. HP LaserJet Series II is a trademark of Hewlett-Packard Co. Proprinter is a trademark of IBM Corporation.
  • Page 3 This equipment complies with FCC regulations for EMI. WARNING! This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and, if not installed and used in accor- dance with the manual, may cause interference to radio communications. It has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A computing device pursuant to Subpart J of Part 15 of FCC Rules, which are designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction ... 1-1 Standard Features... 1-1 Chapter 2. Customer Installation ...2-1 Physical Statistics ... 2-1 Environmental Requirements ...2-1 Inspecting the Packages ...2-2 Setting Up the Display Station ...2-3 Installing the Optional Light Pen ... 2-4 Connecting the Display Station to the Host Systems ...2-4 Setting Up the Display Screen ...2-5 Color Monitor ...2-5 Monochrome Monitor ...
  • Page 5 Table of Contents Keyboard Operations ...4-4 Moving the Cursor ...4-5 Entering Data Characters and Selecting Modes ...4-6 Keystroke Record/Playback ...4-7 Record/Play Security Mode ...4-8 Cursor Select Data Entry ...4-9 Data Editing Function...4-9 Message Transmitting Function... 4-10 Print Function ... 4-11 Partitioning ...
  • Page 6 Operation ... 8-2 Entering Split Screen Mode ...8-2 Active and Suspended Screens ... 8-2 Key Assignments ...8-3 Split Screen Mode Enhancements ...8-3 Walk Through ...8-9 Screen Print Mode ... 8-10 Chapter 9. Operating the Dual Screen Feature ...9-1 Installation Requirements ... 9-1 Controllers ...9-1 Display Requirements ...
  • Page 7 Page viii 701344-003...
  • Page 8 Figure 8-5. Figure 9-1. Figure 9-2. Figure 9-3. Figure 9-4. 701344-003 1483 Receptacle Connectors ...2-3 Offline Test Menu ... 2-6 Keyboard Key Functions ...3-3 Offline Test Menu ... 3-5 Offline Screen Menu ...3-7 Intensity Control Options ...3-9 Offline Cursor Menu ... 3-10 Offline Keyboard Menu ...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1. Introduction

    1483) are ergonomically designed data entry display stations that offer a wide range of functions and applications. The 1483 can be used with a color monitor or a monochrome monitor. Each monitor has five selectable screen sizes (see the table below).
  • Page 10 Full Screen Menus – The full screen menus offer simplicity and ease of use for all setup functions. You can choose between English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian for menu display. Color Display – The 1483’s super VGA color monitor can be set to one of the following color options: • 2 color (green and white) •...
  • Page 11 24 full lines and the bottom session is a scrollable 18-line window. Marking and pasting data is supported between the two sessions. 1483DSV Split Screen – The 1483 DSV displays two full MOD 2, 3, or 4 sessions simultaneously side by side. Marking and pasting data is supported between the two sessions.
  • Page 12 180 degrees for viewing ease. Host Addressable Print – Lets the host print to a printer attached directly to the 1483. Local Screen Print – Allows you to make a hard copy of displayed text using the screen print function.
  • Page 13 Introduction Repeat Delay – You can select a short, medium, or long time interval before starting the continuous display of characters on autorepeat keys. Serial Number Entry – In Offline mode, you can verify or enter the display station serial number. This information, along with the Product ID, is stored in the display station’s nonvolatile memory and is available to be read by the control unit for systems statistics gathering by NetView.
  • Page 14: Chapter 2. Customer Installation

    It also describes the procedures for setting up the display station and performing a preliminary operating test. The 1483 is designed to be installed by the user. No special tools are required. Physical Statistics Refer to the owner’s manual that comes with your monitor for the monitor’s specifications.
  • Page 15: Inspecting The Packages

    (for example, transformers, power distribution panels, welding equipment, motors, transmitters). Do not put the unit next to fluorescent lights. The 1483 should not be installed where the atmosphere contains corrosive elements that can damage the unit.
  • Page 16: Setting Up The Display Station

    (provided with the printer) to the printer connector on the back of the Logic element. 701344-003 Display Element Logic Element Connector Printer Cable Figure 2-1. 1483 Receptacle Connectors Warning Customer Installation AC Power Cable Connector (to Display) AC Power Cable...
  • Page 17: Installing The Optional Light Pen

    The following formula shows lengths: (coax length) + (5 x twisted-pair length) < 1370 meters (4500 feet) Follow these steps to connect the 1483 to the host system or to a controller: 1) Locate the coax or twisted-pair cable extending from the controller.
  • Page 18: Setting Up The Display Screen

    Setting Up the Display Screen The 1483 is designed to operate with color SVGA and/or VGA monitors, or monochrome SVGA or VGA monitors. Depending on whether you have a color or monochrome monitor, follow one of the procedures below to set up the screen before you turn power on the first time.
  • Page 19: Conducting The Preliminary Operating Test

    Customer Installation Conducting the Preliminary Operating Test 1) Ensure that the system control unit is powered on and operational. 2) Turn the Power On/Off switch to Off (O) . 3) Set the Power-On/Off switch to On ( | ) while simultaneously holding down the space bar.
  • Page 20: Chapter 3. Setup Menus, Controls, And Indicators

    IBM 3278 88-key keyboard or an IBM 3278 88-key keyboard with a PF pad. In Emulation mode, some keys on the 122- key keyboard are not functional. The controller to which the display station is attached must be configured to support Emulation mode.
  • Page 21: Native Mode

    • IBM 3174 Control Unit • IBM 3274 Control Unit at configuration support D microcode release level 65.0 with RPQ # 760825. The control unit to which the 1483 is attached also must be configured to support Native mode. Keyboard Definition Mode In Native mode, the 1483 supports Keyboard Definition mode.
  • Page 22: Keyboard Controls

    Keyboard Controls This section describes keys on the 102/103-key, 104-key, and 122-key keyboards that control functions associated with the display. Alt –Simultaneously press the Alt key and any other key to activate functions specified on the front key face. Only keys with labeled front faces have alternate functions. Shift –Press and hold the Shift key and press any key with a shifted function on the keytop to activate that shift function.
  • Page 23: Offline Setup Mode

    Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Each keyboard type contains autorepeat keys that repeat their functions as long as they are pressed. The autorepeat keys include all keys that enter alphabetic, numeric, or symbol characters, the space bar, all keys that assign or move the cursor position, and the following special-purpose keys: •...
  • Page 24: Offline Test Menu

    Online functions as well as functions that can only be selected offline. 2) The System Manager Menus selection displays a menu for system setup by the system manager. See Page 7-2 for detailed information. 701344-003 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Offline Test Menu 1483 (c) 1993 Figure 3-2. Offline Test Menu...
  • Page 25: User Menus

    3) The User Defined Data selection displays a panel of Extended Vital Product Data information. This panel is for information only. Extended Vital Product Data cannot be entered or changed from the 1483. Extended Vital Product Data is entered from the controller. See the documentation for your controller for information about entering and changing Extended Vital Product Data.
  • Page 26: Figure 3-3. Offline Screen Menu

    Screen MONOCASE/DualCase Mark Unprotected MUP Character MUP overstrikes Row/Column Screen Size Partition Reverse Video Intensity Control Use Arrow Keys to choose item Use ENTER Key to change item RESET Key Exits MONOCASE/DualCase To select MONOCASE or DualCase mode, highlight MONOCASE/DualCase and press the Enter key to toggle between MONOCASE and DualCase.
  • Page 27 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators MUP Overstrikes With MUP Overstrikes set to Yes, the selected MUP symbol overstrikes the displayed character. With No selected, the displayed character replaces the MUP character. To change the MUP overstrikes option, highlight MUP Overstrikes and press the Enter key to toggle between Yes and No (the default).
  • Page 28: Figure 3-4. Intensity Control Options

    Intensity Control The Intensity Control setting enables you to determine the area to be highlighted. There are three settings for Intensity Control: Normal (the default), Data only, and Highlight. It is available only on monochrome monitors. To use the Intensity Control option, you must first set the Reverse Video option On (black characters on an amber, green, or white screen).
  • Page 29: Offline Cursor Menu

    Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Offline Cursor Menu To display the options on the Offline Cursor menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Cursor on any offline setup menu and press the Enter key. The Offline Cursor menu is displayed (Figure 3-5, below).
  • Page 30 Stationary Rule The rule cursor can function as a horizontal or vertical ruler. If you select Stationary for the Stationary Rule, the rule line does not move with the cursor, but remains as an alignment aid for columns or rows. (To relocate the rule line to the current position of the cursor, press the rule key twice.) If you select Moves for the stationary rule, the rule moves with the cursor.
  • Page 31: Offline Keyboard Menu

    Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Offline Keyboard Menu To display the options on the Offline Keyboard menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Keyboard on any offline setup menu and press the Enter key. The Offline Keyboard menu is displayed (Figure 3-6, below). Screen Use Arrow Keys to choose item Use ENTER Key to change item...
  • Page 32 The Keyboard Type setting enables you to select a keyboard/display configuration. The system operator will know in which mode the keyboard should operate. The default keyboard type, Native Typewriter, is set at the factory before the 1483 is shipped to you. The following keyboard types are available: •...
  • Page 33 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators • Data Entry Keyboard (Native Mode Data Entry Keyboard) • APL Keyboard (Native Mode APL Keyboard) • User Define - 01 (Native Mode Typewriter – Controller Keyboard Definition Utility required) • User Define - 02 (Native Mode Typewriter –...
  • Page 34: Offline Printer Menu

    3) If you entered the password correctly, you are prompted for a new password. The next three keystrokes are taken as the new password. 4) You are then prompted to reenter the new password to verify the change. When the third keystroke is entered, all of the password prompts are removed.
  • Page 35 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Highlight Printer on the Offline Printer menu and press Enter to cycle through these choices: • 4201 Proprinter (IBM Proprinters II and III) • 4202 Proprinter (IBM Proprinters II and III XL) • 1173 • COAX •...
  • Page 36 Program Setup Strings for Prints You can specify print attributes for any supported printer by setting the power-on sequence. The programmed power-on sequence overrides the printer’s resident power-on sequence when the printer is powered on or the display station goes online. For screen printing, the programmable setup string is appended to the normal printer initialization string before each print job.
  • Page 37: Figure 3-8. Programmable Setup Strings For Prints Screen

    Figure 3-8. Programmable Setup Strings for Prints Screen Host Addressable Print The host addressable print feature enables the host to send print requests to the 1483’s attached printer. LU2 (screen) prints are always formatted by the display according to the printer menu selections.
  • Page 38 If you select System, then formatting of LU1 or LU3 will not be handled by the display. In addition, CPI/LPI menu information will not be used to initialize the printer, and there will not be automatic form feed or new line performed by the display. If you select Terminal, the default, the data for LU1 and LU3 prints will be handled by printer menu selections.
  • Page 39 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators FF ignored when not in first print position If you select Yes for this option, a form feed character in the first position or next to the maximum print position is executed while form feed commands in any other positions are printed as blank characters and are otherwise ignored.
  • Page 40 Printer TRPQs A collection of printer TRPQs can be accessed from the Offline Printer menu by pressing the F9 (or PF9) key. The TRPQs are software features that permit additional printer controls. The TRPQs are shown below: To enable any Printer TRPQ, do the following: 1) From the Offline Printer menu, press F9 (or PF9) Active Print TRPQ numbers appear on the Status line.
  • Page 41: Offline Miscellaneous Menu

    Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Offline Miscellaneous Menu To display the options on the Offline Miscellaneous menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Miscellaneous on any offline setup menu and press the Enter key. The Offline Miscellaneous menu is displayed (Figure 3-9, below). Screen Use Arrow Keys to choose item Use ENTER Key to change item...
  • Page 42 Dim Style When Status Row Only is selected and the display has been inactive for the amount of time set in the Dim Timer, the screen blanks, and only the operator status row and cursor are displayed. The to restore the screen without adding characters. Also, if the host initiates a write message, the screen is restored.
  • Page 43: Offline Color Menu

    The Color option and Color menu are displayed only if a color monitor is attached to the 1483. To display the options on the Offline Color menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Color on any offline setup menu and press the Enter key. The Offline Color menu is displayed (Figure 3-10, below).
  • Page 44 Color To change the display color selections, highlight Color and press the Enter key to cycle through the selections. When a selection is displayed, it is active. Note: If you select the same color for the foreground and background, the foreground color defaults to black.
  • Page 45 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators 2) Press the Enter key to cycle up (increment) through numbers 1 through 63. As each new number is displayed, the color of the number changes. For example, if you change C1 Blue from 10 (the default setting) to 55 (white), all fields to which C1 Blue has been assigned are now white.
  • Page 46: Online Setup Mode

    Screen, Cursor, Keyboard, Printer, Miscellaneous, or Color (the color option is available if the 1483 is attached to a color monitor) to display other offline user setup menus. 4) As each menu name is selected, a full screen menu with selectable functions to set or change is displayed.
  • Page 47: Online Screen Menu

    Note: You can print the online user setup menus. To print a menu, display the menu on the 1483 screen and press the Print key. Online Screen Menu All of the options in Figure 3-11, below, may not be displayed on your screen. The options available to you depend on whether you are using a color or monochrome monitor.
  • Page 48: Online Cursor Menu

    Online Cursor Menu To display the options on the Online Cursor menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Cursor on any online setup menu and press the Enter key. The Online Cursor menu is displayed (Figure 3-12, below). All of the options in Figure 3-12, below, may not be displayed on your screen.
  • Page 49: Online Keyboard Menu

    Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Online Keyboard Menu To display the options on the Online Keyboard menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Keyboard on any online setup menu and press the Enter key. The Online Keyboard menu is displayed (Figure 3-13, below). Screen Use Arrow Keys to choose item Use ENTER Key to change item...
  • Page 50: Online Printer Menu

    Online Printer Menu To display the options on the Online Printer menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Printer on any online setup menu and press the Enter key. The Online Printer menu is displayed (Figure 3-14, below). Screen Cursor Use Arrow Keys to choose item...
  • Page 51: Print Quality

    Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators y t i t l u t n i h t i r t t l l u t n i t n i o i t e t i o i t Print Quality If the local screen printer supports it, you can select a print quality setting of NLQ (Near Letter Quality) or Draft (Draft Quality).
  • Page 52 Wide Paper You can specify the use of wide paper on a printer that supports it. To change the setting, highlight Wide Paper on the Online Printer menu and press Enter to toggle between No (default) and Yes. This field is displayed only when a wide carriage printer is specified on the Offline Printer Menu screen (see Page 3-15).
  • Page 53 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Suppress Null Lines This menu selection enables you to print more data on the printer page by suppressing the printing of null lines. To set this feature on or off, highlight Suppress Null Lines on the Online Printer menu and press Enter to select Yes or No.
  • Page 54 • C6 (yellow) • C7 (white) For monochrome monitors: Press the Enter key to toggle between Intensified (the default) and Normal. Print Position By adjusting Print Position, you can specify the alignment of printed output. Press the Enter key to display the following choices: •...
  • Page 55 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators • HEX DUMP – converts each byte of data which would have normally been sent to the printer to two bytes of data in a hexadecimal format. The two bytes are then sent to the printer so that the data stream is printed out as hex bytes to allow for analysis of the data being sent.
  • Page 56 Multiple Pairs The %%-%% data string turns on exclusion mode but is not sent to the Exclusion Mode printer. Nothing is sent to the printer unless it is within the Multiple Pairs NDS. The %%+%% data string turns off the exclusion mode and is not sent to the printer.
  • Page 57: Online Miscellaneous Menu

    Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Online Miscellaneous Menu To display the options on the Online Miscellaneous menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Miscellaneous on any online setup menu and press the Enter key. The Online Miscellaneous menu is displayed (Figure 3-15, below). Screen Use Arrow Keys to choose item Use ENTER Key to change item...
  • Page 58: Online Color Menu

    The Color option and Color menu are displayed only if a color monitor is attached to the 1483. To display the Online Color menu, use the Left and Right Arrow keys to highlight Color and press the Enter key. The Online Color menu is displayed (Figure 3-16, below).
  • Page 59: Operator Status Row Indicators

    The symbols shown below are generated when the display station is attached to a MTX/MTC 1174 Network Controller, a Memorex Telex 1274 Control Unit, a Memorex Telex 1374 Control Unit, an IBM 3274 Control Unit, or an IBM 3174 Control Unit.
  • Page 60 Readiness and System Connection Symbols These symbols are displayed either alone or in combinations to indicate the readiness status of the display station, control unit, and system. or S A r o B n i l “Do Not Enter” (Input Inhibited) Symbols The X (Do Not Enter) symbol indicates that the display station does not accept input from the keyboard.
  • Page 61 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators X–f X PROGnnn t n i t n i t n i 3-42 o i t o i t h t i o i t t i n o i t t n i h t i o i t e l i t n i...
  • Page 62 X – S d i l Reminder Symbols These messages are a reminder that a condition has occurred. Shift and Mode Symbols These messages indicate the shift and mode the keyboard is using. t f i l l u 701344-003 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators y t i y t i...
  • Page 63 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Printer Status Symbols These messages are displayed during print operations to indicate where the operation is performed and the progress of the print job. – – t n i t n i t n i Entry Assist Indicators 3-44 t n i...
  • Page 64: Local Symbols

    Response Time Monitor Indicators t . s Local Symbols The following types of operator status row symbols are generated by a locally attached device: • Local Error • Record/Play • Device Dependent Local Error Indicators f – d i l d i l d i l –...
  • Page 65 Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators Record/Play Symbols These messages are displayed on the operator status row when the display station is in Record/Play mode. Device Dependent Symbols i t c i t c 3-46 n i t o i t o i t o i t s t i...
  • Page 66: Chapter 4. Operating Procedures

    Chapter 4. Operating Procedures Before you begin to operate the 1483, ensure that the display station is attached to a powered, operational control unit or processor. Refer to Page 1-1 for a list of compatible control units and processors. Preparing to Operate After the display station has been properly installed and connected to its control unit, it is ready to operate online.
  • Page 67: Adjusting The Screen Display

    Operating Procedures Adjusting the Screen Display The 1483 is designed to operate with a color SVGA or VGA, or a monochrome SVGA or VGA monitor. If the screen is not displaying correctly, or there is interference from nearby electronic devices, you may need to change the vertical refresh rate (color) or mode/intensity setting (monochrome) on your monitor.
  • Page 68: Assigning A Coax Printer

    Assigning a Coax Printer Each display station in a system configuration can be assigned a Host printer for generating copies of information displayed on the screen. These copies can be used to maintain records of terminal/CPU transactions. For 104-key and 122-key keyboards, press and hold the Alt key, then press the Ident key to display the Assign Printer condition symbol ( For 102/103-key keyboards, press and hold the Shift key, then press the Ident key to display the symbol.
  • Page 69: Keyboard Operations

    Operating Procedures Protected Field ORDER # NAME PART # Attribute Character (not displayed) Unprotected fields are classified as either alphanumeric or numeric. Alphanumeric fields can accommodate both alphabetic and numeric data characters. Numeric fields are controlled by the application program so that attempts to enter characters other than digits 0 through 9, a period, a Dup key, or a minus sign result in an error.
  • Page 70: Moving The Cursor

    Moving the Cursor The cursor always indicates the next available character position on the screen. For applications using an unformatted display screen, select the location for the next character to be entered by moving the cursor to the selected screen position. The following keys are used for positioning the cursor: Press the Up Arrow key ( ) to move the cursor up on the screen.
  • Page 71: Entering Data Characters And Selecting Modes

    Operating Procedures Entering Data Characters and Selecting Modes Alphabetic, numeric, and special characters can be entered by pressing their corresponding keys. After filling the last data line of the display screen, the cursor automatically returns to the first available character position, and entry of additional data may write over any previously entered characters.
  • Page 72: Keystroke Record/Playback

    The Shift Lock key does not override the Numeric Lock feature. Keystroke Record/Playback The Keystroke Record/Playback function enables you to reduce the number of keystrokes required for a frequently repeated entry such as a logon sequence or an address. Keystroke sequences can be stored for each of the Function keys. The combined total of stored keystrokes cannot exceed 7000 and the Shift key and Alt key each count as two keystrokes.
  • Page 73: Record/Play Security Mode

    When you enable this option, you cannot use the alphanumeric keys on the keyboard to record data, If you try, the 1483 automatically exits from Record/Playback mode. It also prevents you from playing back data recorded in the Command or Function keys. If you press a Function key, the display station exits from Record/Playback mode.
  • Page 74: Cursor Select Data Entry

    Cursor Select Data Entry The Cursor Select key, CrSel, can be used to select certain data fields from a formatted screen. The application program must define selectable fields by writing the appropriate attribute. These data fields are read by the application program for additional processing.
  • Page 75: Message Transmitting Function

    Operating Procedures Press the Delete key ( cursor’s current position. The remainder of the line shifts one character position to the left. Press the Alt key and the Delete Word key ( delete a word beginning at the current cursor position. This key combination is functional only if the control unit to which the display station is attached supports the Entry Assist feature.
  • Page 76: Print Function

    Operating Procedures Print Function The display station can send a print request to the host system or it can print data locally if a local screen printer is attached. A desktop/screen printer must be ordered separately. To initiate host printing or local screen printing, press the Print key. The following menu is displayed on the status line: PRINT COAX ENTER=PRINT...
  • Page 77: Figure 4-3. Paper Control Options Menu

    Operating Procedures If you select the PRINT TRIM option, the screen is displayed with a box around the printable area or the last print area defined with this option. To change the size of the trim area, follow these steps: 1) Press the CrSel key to move the cursor to the upper left (or lower right) corner of the area you want to define.
  • Page 78: Figure 4-4. Session Control Options Menu

    Session Control Select Session Control by using the arrow keys to highlight Session Control on the Paper Control Options menu. The Session Control Options menu is displayed (Figure 4-4, below). The session control options let you cancel the host print job (LU1 only) or, if you are executing an LU1 print, let you send a PA1 or PA2 command to the SNA host.
  • Page 79: Partitioning

    Operating Procedures Partitioning The Partitioning function is a controlled function. To use the Partitioning function, your display station must be attached to a controller that supports partitioning. The display receives partitioning commands from the host only while in Native mode. To scroll vertically through data in the viewport during partitioning, the Back and Fwd (Forward) keys are used in the following manner: To scroll forward vertically (down through the data in the presentation space), press and...
  • Page 80: Keyboard Switch Settings

    (Memorex Telex 1274 or IBM 3274) and the host CPU with which they are attached. The RTM is accessed and exited by pressing the ExSel key, followed by the F19 key (122-key or 104-key keyboards).
  • Page 81: Setting The Keyboard Switches Through Key Sequences

    Operating Procedures i l g a i l i l g Setting the Keyboard Switches through Key Sequences To set the keyboard switches through key sequences, follow these steps: 1) Press the left Alt, Reset, and Caps Lock keys at the same time. You enter ID Set mode with all switches set to Off (indicated by I in the table above).
  • Page 82: Display Indicators

    Display Indicators Power-On When lit, the Logic element Power-On indicator indicates that the Logic element is powered on and the Display element Power-On indicator indicates that the Display element is powered on. Cursor After the display station has been powered on and has completed its warm-up period, if it is attached to a controller with an inactive host, the cursor is displayed in the upper left corner of the screen.
  • Page 83: Using The Electronic Security Lock

    Operating Procedures Using the Electronic Security Lock To invoke the secure (locked) mode, the operator enters the Lock sequence (Right Alt key, Right Shift key, and Enter key). The control unit displays the display adds a 3 to act as a prompt for a user-definable three-key password to “unlock” the display.
  • Page 84: Chapter 5. Entry Assist

    Extended Select mode, the following keys become redefined to perform the Extended Select functions. Note: Entry Assist is a controller feature, available only if the 1483 is attached to a controller that supports Entry Assist capability. DOC On/Off Word Wrap On/Off...
  • Page 85: Entry Assist Functions

    Entry Assist In addition to the format controls (discussed below) supported in Change Format mode, the following functions are supported in Document mode: • Screen margins • Tabbing • Audible alarm indicating the approach of the end of the line •...
  • Page 86: Figure 5-1. The Format Scale

    First Screen Column Left Margin 0 - - - - + - - - - 1 - < - - + - _ - - 2 - - - - + - _ - - 3 - - - - + - - - - 4 - - - - + - - - - 5 - - - - + - - - - 6 - * - - > - - - - 7 - - - - + - - - - Left Margin Area...
  • Page 87: Tab Stops

    Entry Assist When a margin is redefined, the margin symbol is replaced by a symbol for the new margin. Tab stops and the end-of-line signal marker are retained even if they are placed outside the new margins. If the new left margin is to the right of the old right margin, the right margin is moved to its default position (the far right scale position).
  • Page 88: Cursor Movement And Editing Functions

    Tab stops are set by placing the format scale cursor in the desired position, then pressing the Forward Tab key. The format scale displays an underscore ( _ ) in the new tab stop position unless a margin symbol or end-of-line signal symbol is in the selected position. Even if the tab stop symbol cannot be displayed in a position, the tab function is still in effect.
  • Page 89: Word Wrap

    Entry Assist • Delete word to the right. • Autorepeat deletion of character to the right. • Tab function inserting space characters. • Backtab function. • Backspacing with deletion. • New line function observing left margin. Word Wrap The Word Wrap function is turned on and off in Document mode by pressing the F2 (Word Wrap) key.
  • Page 90 If the display is in Insert mode and a word is inserted on a line, any word pushed beyond the right margin may be wrapped to the next line if the next line contains enough spaces after its last word or its margins contain enough nulls to make room for the wrapped word.
  • Page 91 Entry Assist Cursor Tabbing Pressing the Forward Tab key ( stop. Intervening unprotected null characters are converted to space characters to preserve the format when data is transmitted to the host CPU. If the cursor reaches an unprotected attribute before it reaches a tab stop, it will stop at the attribute. If no tab stops and no attributes are defined, the cursor moves to the top left position on the screen.
  • Page 92: Chapter 6. Calculator Operation

    Chapter 6. Calculator Operation The 1483 has a built-in calculator that allows you to add, subtract, multiply, and divide positive and negative numbers in decimal, binary, or Hex, and calculate percentages in decimal. Computations up to 13 digits long are supported.
  • Page 93: Jumping Between Calculator Mode And Normal Operation

    Calculator Operation Jumping Between Calculator Mode and Normal Operation If you want to return keyboard functionality to the coax screen without losing the calculator display, press the F12/F24 key. Make the changes to the coax screen, then press the Alt and F12/F24 keys to return to Calculator mode. Even though the 104-key keyboard does not have a numeric keypad, you can still use the calculator.
  • Page 94: Figure 6-1. Simulated Decimal Calculator

    To set the decimal place, with the 1483 in Decimal Calculator mode, press the PF3 key, then: To set from 0 through 9 decimal places – press the 0 through 9 key (D0 through D9 is displayed at the top of the Results field) To not specify the number of decimal places –...
  • Page 95 Calculator Operation The calculated percentage is displayed in the Results field of the calculator simulation. Other Calculator Functions Press the C/E key once to clear the current entry. Press the C/E key a second time to clear the current total. You can also use the Clear key on the main keyboard. Press the M + X key to add the currently displayed value to memory.
  • Page 96: Binary Calculator

    Binary Calculator Results Field Binary Mathematical Operations Use the numeric keys on the numeric keypad or the main keypad (1 or 0) to enter numbers for calculation. After entering a number, enter the mathematical symbol designating the operation to be performed. For the 104-key keyboard, you must use the main keypad. + for addition - for subtraction * for multiplication...
  • Page 97: Hex Calculator

    Calculator Operation Other Calculator Functions Press the C/E key once to clear the current entry. Press the C/E key again to clear the current total. You can also use the Clear key on the main keyboard. Press the M + X key to add the currently displayed value to memory. M is displayed at the bottom of the Results field to indicate that there is a number in memory.
  • Page 98: Hex Mathematical Operations

    Calculator Operation Hex Mathematical Operations Use the numeric keys on the numeric keypad (0 through 9) and the keys A through F to enter numbers to be operated on. You can also use the main keypad to enter numbers (0 through 9) and the keys A through F. After entering a number, enter the mathematical symbol designating the operation to be performed.
  • Page 99: Chapter 7. Problem Determination And Maintenance

    1483 as it interacts with the attached control unit. For purposes of customer problem determination, some offline tests are presented in this section.
  • Page 100: System Manager Menu

    Problem Determination and Maintenance System Manager Menu To utilize the System Manager menus, highlight System Manager Menus on the Offline Test menu and press the Enter key. If password protection is enabled (see Page 7-5), you are prompted to enter the password. Enter the password and press the Enter key again. The System Manager menu is displayed (Figure 7-1, below).
  • Page 101: Figure 7-2. Kdb Test

    KBD Test To test the keyboard, highlight KBD Test on the System Manager menu and press the Enter key. A sample keyboard layout is displayed. Note: This is a sample keyboard test screen. The test screen displayed depends on the keyboard attached to the display station.
  • Page 102: Figure 7-3. Mod Size Test

    Problem Determination and Maintenance Mod Size Test To start this test, highlight Mod Size Test on the System Manager menu and press Enter. This test displays a test screen for each of the selectable screen sizes. The test screen changes from Mod 2, to Mod 3, to Mod 4, to Mod 5 each time you press the Enter key. To exit from this test and return to the System Manager menu, press Reset.
  • Page 103: Figure 7-4. Screen Centering Screen

    Press the F3 key to decrease the contrast level or press the F4 key to increase the contrast level. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE Selecting Password Protection Use the Password option to set password security options for access to setup menus. To set password options, highlight Password on the System Manager menu and press the Enter key.
  • Page 104: Enter Password

    Problem Determination and Maintenance Before changing keyboard styles, clear out the current password by selecting Disabled, change keyboards, then enable password protection by selecting System Manager Menu or All Menus and enter a new password with the Enter Password option, below. Enter Password To enter a password, use the Down Arrow key to highlight Enter Password and press the Enter key.
  • Page 105 Init NVRAM Counters This menu selection enables you to reset the NVRAM counter to zero. The NVRAM counter records all resets to NVRAM by the system or by the operator. To initialize the NVRAM counters, highlight Init NVRam counters on the System Manager menu and press the Enter key.
  • Page 106 Problem Determination and Maintenance Reset NVRAM When you reset NVRAM, you reset all setup options to their default settings. To reset NVRAM, highlight Reset NVRAM on the System Manager menu and press the Enter key. The following message is displayed: Data May be Destroyed Hit ENTER to Continue RESET to Abort Press the Enter key to reset NVRAM or press the Reset key to leave NVRAM as it is.
  • Page 107 y t i t l u t n i h t i r t t l l u t n i o t i t n i o i t o l l e t i 701344-003 Problem Determination and Maintenance r i f t n i o i t...
  • Page 108: User Defined Data

    Problem Determination and Maintenance t i n i l g a i l i l g Highlight Reset NVRAM on the System Manager menu and press Enter to reset the NVRAM and increment the NVRAM counter by one to record the reset function. User Defined Data The User Defined Data screen (Figure 7-5 on Page 7-11) displays the Extended Vital Product Data (EVPD).
  • Page 109: Product Id

    Label 1. USER 2. DEPARTMENT 3. SECURITY LEVEL User Defined Data Screen Fields Label – A 15-character information-only field. You cannot enter or change information in this field. Data – A 25-character information-only field. You cannot enter or change information in this field.
  • Page 110: Symptom/Action Chart

    Problem Determination and Maintenance Symptom/Action Chart – r . f f l l i . ) f , y l i l f t s i . f f 7-12 y l l t s i e l i c t i e l i E “...
  • Page 111 The symptoms and actions that follow apply only to display stations connected to the following control units: MTX/MTC 1174 Network Controller; Memorex Telex 1274; IBM 3174, 3274, or 3276. For a more detailed explanation of some of these symbols, refer to Chapter 3, “Setup Menus, Controls, and Indicators.”...
  • Page 112: Preventive Maintenance

    (n=a number, zero through nine) Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance for the 1483 is limited to keeping the display station clean and dust-free. Use a nonabrasive solution (such as alcohol or window cleaner) and a soft, lint-free cloth to clean the screen. All ventilation ports must be kept free of dirt and dust.
  • Page 113: Chapter 8. Operating The Split Screen Feature

    Chapter 8. Operating the Split With the 1483 Display Station, you can display and operate two sessions on one monitor in either a top and bottom format or a zoomed session (that is, one of the two sessions occupies the entire display surface and you toggle between the two sessions). You can also copy fields from one session to the other, in either top and bottom format or zoom format.
  • Page 114: Operation

    The active session is always displayed and, because the split screen 1483 can concurrently display both the active and the suspended sessions, the active session is the session that contains the cursor.
  • Page 115: Key Assignments

    Key Assignments Only the 122-key keyboard is supported for Split Screen mode. See Figure 8-2, below, for the location of the split screen command keys. Mark Dual Figure 8-2. 122-Key Split Screen Keyboard Keys Split Screen Mode Enhancements The following commands and features are available in Split Screen mode. Zoom Press the Zoom key ( format and zoomed (normal) format.
  • Page 116: Select Top

    Operating the Split Screen Feature Select Top Press the Select Top key ( display when the display is in split format. The Select Top key operates in zoom and split modes. The session on the top is now the active session and receives immediate screen updates.
  • Page 117: Figure 8-3. Example Of Step Active Session

    Step Active Session Press and hold the Alt key while you press the ChgSc key to change the active session to make the next highest session the active session. Do not change the active session using any other keystroke sequence. The session that is not selected is not affected. For example, suppose three sessions are available.
  • Page 118 Operating the Split Screen Feature Mark To select a field as the source field for a subsequent paste operation, hold down the Alt key while you press the F4 key (Mark). See “Mark/Paste” on Page 8-7 for a complete description. Paste To select a field as the target field and paste source data into that field, move the cursor to the target field and hold the Alt key while you press the F5 key (Paste).
  • Page 119 Mark/Paste Use the Mark/Paste feature to copy data between sessions. With this feature, you can quickly mark and paste data between fields in different sessions. Mark Field The mark field is the field you highlight as the source data field. The data to be pasted must be within a displayed field.
  • Page 120: Block Copy

    Operating the Split Screen Feature Block Copy While the top session is active, use Alt-PF11 to activate the Block Copy feature. A trim box will appear in the top session and a reverse field block will appear in the bottom session.
  • Page 121: Walk Through

    Enter key or AID key to make the new data permanent. Walk Through The following example shows you how to set up a split screen session on the 1483. First, power on the display station, then follow these steps: 1) Press the Alt-Dual key sequence.
  • Page 122: Screen Print Mode

    Operating the Split Screen Feature Screen Print Mode To perform a screen print in Split Screen mode, you must Zoom in on the session from which you want to print. The print session must be an active session. Follow these steps to perform a screen print: 1) Select the session to be printed using the Select Top or Select Bottom key.
  • Page 123: Chapter 9. Operating The Dual Screen Feature

    Host Addressable Printing must be disabled before the 1483 can enter Dual Screen mode. If the display station is set up as a Mod 5 or with PARTITION ON in Mod 2, 3, 4 or 5, the enhanced dual screen features are not available.
  • Page 124: Operation

    The active session is always displayed and, because the dual screen 1483 can concurrently display both the active and the suspended sessions, the active session is the session that contains the cursor.
  • Page 125: Key Assignments

    Key Assignments Only the 122-key keyboard is supported for Dual Screen mode. See Figure 9-2, below, for the location of the dual screen command keys. Mark Select Zoom Right (alternate) (alternate) Select Left (alternate) Dual Figure 9-2. 122-Key Dual Screen Keyboard Keys Dual Screen Mode Enhancements The following commands and features are available in Dual Screen mode.
  • Page 126 Alt-F9 keys, press Alt-F10 once to make the default keys function as they do on the IBM 3192. Press Alt-F10 again to map the keys back to their default settings. See your system administrator to determine whether or not the default keys are correct for your system.
  • Page 127: Figure 8-5. Example Of Step Active Session

    Step Active Session Press and hold the Alt key while you press the ChgSc key to change the active session to make the next highest session the active session. The cursor does not change sides and the session that is not selected is not affected. For example, suppose three sessions are available.
  • Page 128 Operating the Dual Screen Features Mark To select a field as the source field for a subsequent paste operation, hold down the Alt key while you press the F4 key (Mark). See “Mark/Paste” on Page 9-7 for a complete description. Paste To select a field as the target field and paste source data into that field, move the cursor to the target field and hold the Alt key while you press the F5 key (Paste).
  • Page 129 Mark/Paste Use the Mark/Paste feature to copy data between sessions. With this feature, you can quickly mark and paste data between fields in different sessions. Mark Field The mark field is the field you highlight as the source data field. The data to be pasted must be within a displayed field.
  • Page 130: Walk Through

    Operating the Dual Screen Features Walk Through The following example shows you how to set up a dual screen session on the 1483. First, power on the display station, then follow these steps: 1) Press the Alt-Dual key sequence. You enter Dual Screen mode. Dual screen enhancements are enabled on two side- by-side logic sessions.
  • Page 131: Appendix A. Printer Information

    Setting Down (off) CR does CR only Down (off) LF does LF only Down (off) No perforation skip 1483 overrides form length Down (off) Hewlett-Packard control sequence mode Down (off) Roman-8 character set Down (off) Roman-8 character set Down (off)
  • Page 132: Hewlett-Packard Deskjet

    Up (on) ECMA-94 Latin 1 character set Down (off) ECMA-94 Latin 1 character set Up (on) ECMA-94 Latin 1 character set 1483 overrides form length 1483 overrides form length Down (off) CR does CR only Up (on) No perforation skip...
  • Page 133: Epson Fx1050

    Up (on) USA Character set Up (on) USA Character set Up (on) USA Character set 1483 overrides form length On = Cut form; Off = Continuous form Down (off) No perforation skip Down (off) LF does LF only Printer Information...
  • Page 134: Epson Lq1050

    Refer to the manual that came with your printer for the location of the DIP switches. DIP Switch 4019 Datastream Modes The 1483 supports two datastream modes for the 4019, Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS) mode and Hewlett-Packard (HP) Emulation mode. In PPDS mode, the 4019 can print text and graphics from application software designed to support IBM-compatible printers.
  • Page 135: Index

    Symbols 4019 datastream modes, A-4 Alarm Volume option, 3-12 Alt key, 3-3 Arrow keys, 4-5 Auto Skip Mode option, 3-34 Auto Skip option, 3-34 Autorepeat keys, 3-4, 5-7 Backspace key, 4-5, 5-8 Backtab key, 4-5, 5-8 Basic Assurance tests (BATs), 7-2 BATs See Basic Assurance tests Binary calculator Clearing value, 6-6...
  • Page 136 Index Cursor Speed option, 3-13 Data entry Characters, entering, 4-5 Cursor, moving, 4-5 Cursor Select, 4-9 Description of, 4-3 Editing, 4-9 Extended Select function, 4-14 Messages, 4-9 Numeric Lock mode, 4-6 Record/Playback mode, 4-7 Scrolling, 4-14 Shift mode, 4-6 Decimal calculator Clearing entry, 6-4 Decimal place, setting, 6-2 Description of, 6-2...
  • Page 137 Entry Assist continued Cursor, moving, 5-5 Cursor tabbing, 5-8 Delete word, 5-7 Description of, 4-15 Document mode, 5-2 Editing, 5-5 End-of-line signal, 5-5 Format controls, 5-2 Format scale, 5-3 Format scale origin, 5-5 Keys, 5-1 Margins, 5-3 - 5-4 New line, 5-8 Operator status row symbols, 3-40 - 3-45 Tab stops, 5-4 Word wrap, 5-6...
  • Page 138 Index Keys continued Autorepeat, 3-4, 5-7 Backspace, 4-5, 5-8 Backtab, 4-5, 5-8 Change Format, 5-2 CrSel, 4-9 Cursor Left, 5-7 Cursor Right, 5-7 Cursor Select, 4-9 Decimal calculator, 6-3 Delete, 4-10 Document mode, 5-2 Down Arrow, 4-5 Dup, 4-10 Entry Assist, 5-1 Er Inp, 4-10 Erase EOF, 4-10 Erase Input, 4-10...
  • Page 139 Modes continued Numeric Lock, 4-6 Offline Setup, 3-4 - 3-26, 7-2 - 7-10 Online Setup, 3-27 - 3-39 Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS) mode, A-4 Record/Play Security, 4-8 Shift, 4-6 Transparent, 3-20 Monitor cable, 2-4 Monitor cable connector, 2-3 - 2-4 MONOCASE/DualCase option, 3-7 MUP See Mark Unprotected Field Character (MUP) option...
  • Page 140 Index Printer continued Operator status row symbols, 3-44 Options, 3-15 Paper width, 3-33 Power-on Sequences, 3-17 Print position, 3-35 Print quality, 3-32 Print with attributes, 3-33 Trimmed print, 3-34 Types supported, 3-16 Printer menu Offline, 3-15 Online, 3-31 Printer TRPQs, 3-21 Printer Type option, 3-15 Printers, datastream modes, A-4 Printing...
  • Page 141 Split screen mode Active and suspended screens, 8-2 Enhancements, 8-3 Entering, 8-2 Example, 8-9 Key assignments, 8-3 Keyboard keys, 8-3 Screen Print mode, 8-10 Top and bottom format, 8-2 Split Screen mode enhancements Block copy, 8-8 Mark, 8-6 Mark field, 8-7 Mark/Paste, 8-7 Paste, 8-6 Paste field, 8-7...

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