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December 14, 2011 | Volume 6 Issue 12


TOP STORY: Dynamic UIM Menu Help
FEATURED NEWS: IDC Reports Record Ethernet Switch Sales as Router Market Also Continues to Grow
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: ARCAD Releases V8.12 of Application Lifecycle Management Suite
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Feature Article - System Administration
Dynamic UIM Menu Help

Menu documentation doesn't have to be boring anymore.

mike_faustWritten by Mike Faust

If you use User Interface Manager (UIM) menus to create your System i menus, you're probably already aware of the ability to use help panels to define your menu help. What you may not be aware of is that you can actually create much more dynamic menu documentation. In this tip, we'll explore how you can display an HTML document or PDF file instead of the old "green-screen" help text when your users press the Help key.


Featured News
IDC Reports Record Ethernet Switch Sales as Router Market Also Continues to Grow

The worldwide Ethernet switch market reached record revenues of $5.9 billion in the third quarter of 2011 (3Q11), representing strong growth of 6.1 percent year over year and 10.9 percent quarter-over-quarter. Meanwhile, the worldwide router market also grew but at 2.9 percent year over year in 3Q11, according to the International Data Corporation (IDCWorldwide Quarterly Enterprise Networks Tracker. The final 3Q11 results show exceptional Ethernet switch market performance in the Asia/Pacific region, which increased 27.8 percent year over year and now accounts for 25.8 percent of worldwide revenue.


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