Tag 020 - Scrolling Text

The Scrolling Text Message is used to display scrolling text onscreen. The maximum length of each line is 42 on the MX915 and 49 on the MX925. The maximum number of lines displayed on one screen is 13 on the MX915 and 16 on the MX925. The maximum number of lines supported is 100. The maximum total number of characters supported (for all lines combined) is 2034.

The Scrolling Text Response returns whether the customer pressed the Enter (green) or Cancel (red) key.

Scrolling Text Message Format

Request

Field 5001

Field NameLengthDescription
TTT3Tag (always = 020)
LLL3Length of the following data
Beeper1Sound tone (0=No, 1=Yes)
Info11-42 (MX915)
1-49 (MX925)
Information 1
FS1Field separator (Hex 1C)
Info21-42 (MX915)
1-49 (MX925)
Text for Information 2
FS1Field separator (Hex 1C)
Info31-42 (MX915)
1-49 (MX925)
Text for Information 3
FS1Field separator (Hex 1C)
Info41-42 (MX915)
1-49 (MX925)
Text for Information 4
FS1Field separator (Hex 1C)
Info51-42 (MX915)
1-49 (MX925)
Text for Information 5
FS1Field separator (Hex 1C)
Info61-42 (MX915)
1-49 (MX925)
Text for Information 6
FS1Field separator (Hex 1C)
InfoMax1-42 (MX915)
1-49 (MX925)
Text for last Information field.
The maximum number of Information fields is determined by the length of the fields. (Total number of characters in all Information fields must not exceed 2034.)

Response

Field 5001

Field NameLengthDescription
TTT3Tag (always = 020)
LLL3Length of the following data
ActionButton3If field 11 Completion Code = 000 (success), returns code for key pressed by customer:
777=Enter (green) key
888=Cancel (red) key

Sample Scrolling Text Message

Request

The following request tells Simplify to display the screen shown below.

API Field #, ValueDescription
0001,36Transaction Type
0011,14125020000User Data. See Appendix F for the use of this field.
5001,[see value below]Non-Financial Data
    020=Tag
    216=Length of data
    0=Beeper not active
    Information 1=Text of line 1 (etc.)

5001,0202160Information 1FSInformation 2FSInformation 3FSInformation 4FSInformation 5FSInformation 6FSInformation 7FSInformation 8FSInformation 9FSInformation 10FSInformation 11FSInformation 12FSInformation 13FSInformation 14FSInformation 15

sample screen with twelve text lines

Response

API Field #, ValueDescription
0001,36Transaction Type
0011,14125020000?V142.18.65_2.18.1User Data. See Appendix F for the use of this field.
5001,020003777Non-Financial Data
    020=Tag
    003=Length of data
    777=Enter key pressed