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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.   :) ...
Hi I have a desktop application developed in PB2017 R3. It is connecting to the MS SQL database thru ODBC with connection string as below: SQLCA.DBMS = "ODBC" SQLCA.AutoCommit = TrueSQLCA.DBParm = "ConnectString='DSN=dsn_name;UID=xyz;PWD=abc',Commi...
Just wondering why the X and Y Position of a maximized Frame would be a negative number (ie. -37 and -32) instead of it being zero?  Since I am saving the position of the frame in order to restore it I want to make sure that I am not missing anything...
HI, Version PB2019R2 We used to work with an U_web_browser to display local PDF files in our app. Now, we need to display HTML pages -> so in order to support Javascript we tried to move to the new webbrower control. Everything works fine in P...
Hello, I am using Version 2019 R3 Build 2703. My issue is blank pages between composite report pages.  I already added dw_xxx.Object.DataWindow.Export.PDF.NativePDF.UsePrintSpec = 'Yes'.  This has fixed it for some reports but not all of them.  I r...
Not sure where to put this, but have suggestion for the website. I use this link to keep up with the PB forum. Above the list there are 5 links listed (All, Unresolved, Resolved, Unanswered, Unread). None of these 5 links limit the results to the PB...
Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone else using PB 2017 R3 Build 1858 has encountered stability issues with the NativePDF / PDFlib functionality when generating documents for complex languages such as Arabic, Hebrew, or Thai.   I'm finding that PBPDF17...
Hi, Is there a workaround to import .net dll to the PowerBuilder application with PowerBuilder 2017 RC3 version? The 2017 RC3 version doesn't have the .net dll importer tool.   Thanks,...
HI, PB2019R2 Oracle 19c   We have a frequent issue : Minidumpfiles are created until the HDD is full. Really annoying when it happens on a client PC. We use the ORA DBMS -> pbora190.dll These files are created randomly, sometimes when the a...
Good afternoon, I am using the rich text control in version 28. When I load a docx and insert bookmarks with the "inputfieldinsert" function it works fine until I save the document and reopen it, at which point the bookmarks are lost. With version 1...
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...
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,  As far as I can see from the documentation, it is not supported to use .Net interfaces. Calling a .Net assembly seems straightforward, but is it possible to call a .Net Assembly which has an interface in the constructor? Example of class nam...
Hi all, As upgrading from PB 2017 to PB 2021, as well take advantage of this upgrade and move from On-premises to to DEV AZURE, how should compilation and deploy should held on the pipeline? Eventually, need to pack it all (deliveries) on MSI So, ...
Dear Support Team, I am using the Power Builder 2021 trial version. Is there any provision in Power Builder 2021 to read the SQL query from PSR file which is loaded in Data Window control? If so then kindly guide me possible ways. Thanks & Re...
Hi all, Error: #31890. Since for like a week or so, I cannot read any email notifications from this community on my android mobile office 365, nor on my Ipad. I see the email listed in the inbox, but when trying to see the contents, nothing is load...
I want to get column data from a DataWindow into a string array. This can be done with dot notation: String ls_array[] ls_array = dw_1.Object.emp_name.Current   The problem is that I need to do it generically. Is there a way to do this with the c...
Good day, as you can see in the picture, when starting a PowerClient/PowerServer app from the web browser, an empty page is left there. I haven't found any option in index.html, autoconnect.html, autodownload.html, autoinit.html to avoid this. Thi...
Is it possible to add more program shortcuts using the PowerClient Project? I would like to add a custom shortcut to both Desktop and Start Menu, in addition to the main application shortcut. Using these settings, it will add a default program shor...
Hi,when I change the runtime in PB 2021 IDE to a runtime from PB 2019 R3, the IDE is not using the standard pb.ini.PB 2021 IDE with runtime 21.0.0.1311     pb.ini: C:\Users\*****\AppData\Local\Appeon\PowerBuilder 21.0\pb.ini    If the Initialization ...
Hi all, I am trying to convert Excel macro commands into Powerbuilder script. The following macro script validates a column against a named list... Sub SetColumnList()' SetColumnList Macro' Assigns a Named List to a column Range("G3:G65536,G1").Se...


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