The most common way for end
users to execute jobs that you distribute to them is from USoft
To execute a job from USoft
If your USoft Binder project
already contains a Batch Runner item, you can set or change the
properties for this item. To add a new Batch Runner item:
||Open an existing USoft Binder project.
The Add USoft Project Items
dialog is displayed.
||Select the Batch Runner check box.
The new Batch Runner item will
now be included in the list of items displayed in the work
Next, add or change the Batch
Runner properties, as follows:
||Select the Batch Runner item, and choose Item, Properties.
The Batch Runner Properties
tab page is displayed.
||Enter a meaningful name for the Batch Runner item in the Name
||Optionally, enter a directory name in the Directory field.
If you enter a name, USoft
Batch opens or creates these files in the specified directory:
||.ERR, .SUC and .MES files in import tasks, unless
||Data files in import and export tasks, unless the Filename
field in the import or export task definition contains a path
If you leave this field
empty, the current working directory is used.
||Choose one of the option buttons to specify whether the
application is to be run from the repository or from flat
This option only determines
from where structure and rule definitions are read.
||Enter the name of the USoft application.
||Enter the path and name of the log file in the Logfile field,
if you do not want to use the defaults.
If the specified file already
exists, the log information will by default be appended to the
file. You can overwrite the existing log file by checking the
Logfile Overwrite check box.
The Edit Job Name and
Parameters dialog is displayed.
||Enter the name of the job and any parameters (in the format
<parameter name>=<value>) in the dialog box, and click
If there is more than one
parameter, enter each one on a new line, by ending the current line
with a comma, and then pressing CTRL+ENTER to start a new parameter
line. Make sure that there are no spaces after the commas.
||Click OK to save the details.