InfoConnect for Unisys
CreateControl(Guid) Method
Example 


The control's Guid.

For non graphics (VT) terminals, use
{BE835A80-CAB2-40d2-AFC0-6848E486BF58}

For ReGIS Graphics terminals, use
{C62BA7E4-5A20-4681-931B-07BF7C971D13}

For 3270 IbmTerminals use
{09E5A1B4-0BA6-4546-A27D-FE4762B7ACE1}

For 5250 IbmTerminals, use
{AF03A446-F278-4624-B9EF-C896DF2CA1CA}

Creates a control by its Guid type.
Syntax
'Declaration
 
Public Overloads Function CreateControl( _
   ByVal controlType As Guid _
) As Object
'Usage
 
Dim instance As Application
Dim controlType As Guid
Dim value As Object
 
value = instance.CreateControl(controlType)
public object CreateControl( 
   Guid controlType
)

Parameters

controlType

The control's Guid.

For non graphics (VT) terminals, use
{BE835A80-CAB2-40d2-AFC0-6848E486BF58}

For ReGIS Graphics terminals, use
{C62BA7E4-5A20-4681-931B-07BF7C971D13}

For 3270 IbmTerminals use
{09E5A1B4-0BA6-4546-A27D-FE4762B7ACE1}

For 5250 IbmTerminals, use
{AF03A446-F278-4624-B9EF-C896DF2CA1CA}

Return Value

A terminal control.
Exceptions
ExceptionDescription
APINotInitializedExceptionAPI Service has not been initialized.
Remarks

Example
This sample shows how to create a new terminal control
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using Attachmate.Reflection.Framework;
using Attachmate.Reflection.Emulation.IbmHosts;
using Attachmate.Reflection.UserInterface;

namespace CreateASession
{

    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            //Start a visible instance of InfoConnect or get the instance running at the given channel name
            Application app = MyReflection.CreateApplication("myWorkspace", true);

            //Create a terminal for an Ibm 3270 session
            IIbmTerminal terminal = (IIbmTerminal)app.CreateControl(new Guid("{09E5A1B4-0BA6-4546-A27D-FE4762B7ACE1}"));

            //Specify the host name or IP address
            terminal.HostAddress = "demo:ibm3270.sim";


            //To create a 5250 terminal, use the following lines to get a terminal and specify the host name
            //IIbmTerminal terminal = (IIbmTerminal)app.CreateControl(new Guid("{AF03A446-F278-4624-B9EF-C896DF2CA1CA}"));
            //terminal.HostAddress = "demo:ibm5250.sim";

            //Specify the port number and connect
            terminal.Port = 623;
            terminal.Connect();

            //Create a View to make the session visible                
            IFrame frame = (IFrame)app.GetObject("Frame");
            frame.CreateView(terminal);
        }
    }
}
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