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A recent post included some PowerScript code, and I thought I would pass along a tip for pasting code snippets that produces a slightly more readable result than simply pasting code into the website's text editor. The toolbar contains a button to as...
Saw this and thought it was perfect. Note the angry mob in the background on panel 4.   :) ...
We have a client that made a simple change to a datawindow. They changed a column in the select from CAST(col1 AS CHAR(10)) to TO_CHAR(col1). They then used the C# Conversion tool in SnapDevelop 2021 to import this change into the API which was succe...
Hi Appeon,     Is there any .net datastore performance test to help developer to make decision to invest appeon's .net datastore tech stack?     Tell us why .net datastore  is better than  ms efcore、dapper or other ormapping framework.     Thanks....
Hi, As you might have noticed, on https://community.appeon.com/index.php/qna/q-a/need-for-documentation-on-all-existing-pb-ini-entries there's a discussion about not being able to use the pb.ini setting without any problems: [DataStore Behavior]Use...
I am trying to use the Windows API GetMonitorInfo but my returned structure seems to always be NULL.  I followed this  ( https://rgagnon.com/pbdetails/powerbuilder-display-on-the-second-monitor.html ) as my starting point but it is not working.  The ...
Hi, I've created a ticket, asking Appeon for clear documentation on valid PB.INI entries: https://www.appeon.com/standardsupport/search/view?id=7750 That might take a while though. So what I've done, is create a little Google-Site (you may laugh, m...
Hi everybody,   We use some functions from Kernel32.dll to get a DLL version number. This have been always working until PB 12.5.2. But PB2017 R3 crashes when we call HeapFree fuction. EXTERNAL FUNCTIONS CALLED: Function long GetFileVersionInfoSi...
    I'm a developer who work for a pharmacy wholesale and retail company in China,I use powerbuilder for 10 years majoritily, I even improving powerbuilder which using VC++ consumed the C++ libraries from github.com, implementation of Json http calli...
Dear, I need to pass the SAP Business One SDK applications, from DI-API to SAP ServiceLayer HANA, someone has worked with that from PowerBuilder   Español: Estimados , requiero pasar las aplicaciones de SAP Business ONE SDK , desde DI-API a SAP Se...
Good day.  We are running Powerbuilder 11.5 and are reviewing all of our applications for the Log4j issue.  Can anyone confirm that the best course of action is to just remove the files manually for this older version too.  I realize this version is ...
Hi everyone. We want to generate some reports (not from a datawindow). We can generate the information we need to an html file. Then we want to create a pdf from that html. It works fine, but it adds some information on the header and the footer, as...
Now that Appeon has allowed us to switch the runtimes during execution I am assuming the compiled PBD's and EXE have no dependency on the PB runtimes used during execution?  In other words - I have compiled the PBD's and EXE using runtime 2670.  I th...
Trying to use the new [appname].xml file to specify the location of the runtime files but I am wondering what files should I place in there.  I know the PB Runtimes but what about PBX files, Oracle Files, INI Files, etc.?  I am assuming that this fe...
Hi, I have a powerbuilder executable that closes unexpectedly on the instruction: dw_1.dataObject = ls_dataobject where ls_dataObject is not null and de dw_1 is valid. This happens on some computers not all with the same executable.Any idea?Thank y...
Hi all, This is probably a rookie question, but I can't seem to re-set a variable-length array...  Here's what I'm doing: for ll_ThisRow = 1 to ll_RowCount   li_doc = 1   ... other stuff ...   istr_documents[li_doc] = ls_filename   li_doc++   // I...
I wonder where and how to catch that "lost/timeout connection". I guess transaction timeout is the important one - because it will be shorter than the others? I  have tried both dberror and error event in u_dw and also tried error event i n_tr ...
PB 2019 R3 My Project is open in painter. Deploy Project is selected. A Tips popup appears (see attachment). How do I eliminate the popup? Thanks, Stan Z....
I compiled a Powerbuilder runtime MSI successfully with Powerbuilder 2019. I later upgraded to Powerbuilder 2021 and I am attempting to compile a runtime MSI. I get the following error: These are my settings. Any help would be greatly appreciated:...
We have compiled out application to Powerserver and it works (mostly), but  after starting App from webbrowser (or shortcut) it times out - or fails (see errors below). Motly I get the first error, but sometimes the second. Any ideas ? I have trie...
hi  after program export to excel. the program icon missing. it seem need fine tune some configure file .  would you have advise before export excel after export to excel , icon missing       ...
Hi, I'm having a small issue with the browser control in PB2019R3 (Build 2728).  I think it might be a bug, but wanted to check if there is any way around it. We use the browser control to display local files, so we navigate using a windows filepath...


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