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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.   :) ...

Trouble with Yield()?

Hi all, I'm trying to add a STOP button on the screen for a merge process so the user can stop the loop if the number of certificates on the selected salesorder is high. I added a yield() statement to the loop and a check for the value of the instan...

PBAutobuild220 question

Hello All, I have implemented an automated compile process for our application using the PBAutoBuild220.exe. The question I have is in the "Merging" portion of the compiling process. We are currently using TFS for source control in PB. Before I am c...
Hi all, While upgrading a legacy application from PB17R3 to PB2022R3 I run into a reproducible issue with calling an MSSQL stored procedure which has an integer output parameter.The issue is that when the proc's output parameter is null, PB17R3 corr...
Hello I am using Infomaker 2019 R3.When I click on Data, then Design Menu and Convert to GraphicsI get this alert,  I am trying to add another table to link my data.  IF I click yes, I can link my data but I believe I have lost other data in doing to...
Hello We are having an issue with our desktop application crashing only in VMware when the User's have a long samAccountName (18 or more characters). Same user's are able to run the same App in Citrix or Desktop without any issues. Rest of the user...
Not a question...  If you are converting from SQL Anywhere to SQL Server, be aware that Powerbuilder and SQL Server don't communicate dates well. If you have a date parameter you are passing in SQL, embedded or in a datawindow/datastore like so:  ...
Hi Team, Thank you in advance for your help on this. We have migrated PowerBuilder Windows application from PB 2017 to PB 2022 R3. We made this migration to enable application to use tls 1.2. We are connecting windows application to Microsoft SQL Se...
Hello Experts How to set the retrieval argument case sensitive for datawindows. Thanks  Deva S...
Hi All, Currently I'm migrating one of our application from PB12 to Appeon PB2019 R3 version. In our current live version which was build in PB12, I don't see any issues while closing the application But after migrating to PowerBuilder 2019 R3 a par...
Hello Experts, In a datastore, I am inserting a row and placing values for all columns except for the Roll_no column, which is an auto-increment field. I saved the datastore. Now I need to retrieve the value for the column Roll_no. How can I achieve...
Hello Experts, In my application's login screen, the user inputs their login ID and password through text fields. However, PowerBuilder is not validating the case sensitivity of the password. For instance, if the original password is "Abcd1234" and ...
Okay, hopefully I can explain this correct enough that it makes sense.   TL/DR: Datawindow with multiple rows doesn't always show the DisplayColumn because of the where clause in the DDDW query. We have a datawindow that returns multiple rows. I...
PB 2022 I am writing code to support Copy/Paste of Files to my application.  I use the following to get the information. IF guOS.OpenClipboard(0) THEN   lptr = guOS.GetClipboardData(15)   lsFile = Space( liAllocate )   liFiles = guOS.DragQueryFile(...
hi all, Sorry I'm not good in VS C#, I just want to complete my job by importing C# Certificate class library into PB and hope anyone can help me. I get an solution from some where that can hashing Certificate. Would like to know how we can convert ...
Is there a way I can check if a DataWindow Column is referencing a column in another table?   For example, I have 2 tables - Cust Master, and Cust Master State and the Cust Id in the Cust Master State table has a foreign key referencing to the Cust...
Hello,   I have thesse classes that i use to retrieve from the database using snapobjects: [FromTable("customers")] public class Customer { [Key] [SqlColumn("customers", "id")] public int Id { get; set; } [ModelEmbedded(typeof(Contact), ParamVal...
Hi, Currently our application is using PB 2019 R3. Based on appeon suggestions, we tried upgrading powerbuilder to PB 2022 R3 (Build 3289). We are opening the 3rd party URL in the web browser control. While accessing this 3rd party URL from PB 2019 ...
Hi, sending emails to remote servers using PB 22.2.0.3356 SMTPClient class sometimes leads to -12: The remote server denied the Curl login This happens when ‘curl’ is there on the black list or not on the white list respectivly. Curl provides a w...
I generally don't like to display my ignorance, but I'm going to bite the bullet and ask a stupid question. Following is sample C# code off of Microsoft's website.  If I wanted to make this call from PowerBuilder 2022 R3 instead of C#: Is it poss...
Hi, Last time I looked to call .NET libraries from PB. I checked that pbdotnetinvoker.dll library is only supported and compiled in .net 6. We have many libraries and frameworks in .NET 8. Is possible to call libraries compiled in .NET 8? Maybe I ca...


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