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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.   :) ...
I'm working on a legacy project which connect to an older version sql server , my SQL Server version is 2008 R2, I encountered a problem which when I tried to insert the records within a datawindow in a PowerBuilder program, it triggered a trigger in...
Hi all, I might be having a black-out or getting old, but I've been looking at a failing FileOpen for hours now. Maybe someone knows what I'm doing wrong. Using windows 10 latest version, PB 2019 R3 build 2797, running from the IDE in 32 bits. Pl...
Hi, we recently moved to PB 2022 R3 3356 from PB 2019 R3 and use the CEF browser. There seem to be some difference in behavior between CEF and WebView2 in terms of caching. We were previously able to set and see the CachePath information with CEF -...
I am currently trying to get a RTF field to display as RTF without the commands in the preview data window.  i created a new report data window object RichText, I have a column which contains the RTF with the commands however when i add the column to...
I'm noting this as Critical as things were working between PB 2022R3 and Git, then it appeared the communication between them stopped. Initially, I did not see the two environments communicating as I did not see the object statuses within the System ...
A new datawindow in our PB2022 application (22.2.0.3289) has a button on it. I have never used a datawindow button before. For several of my users clicking the same button on the same row twice in a row crashes the program. The crash usually occurs i...
Hi, I have a query related to Datetime format in DWs. i,e does DW automatically convert datetime value to local time zone? We have a datawindow displaying Order Date. Column style type is Edit and Format is dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm. The Datasource is an S...
Good morning, I am trying to connect to an Azure DB (SQL 2014), using PB 2022 R3 Build 3356. I have tried both "SNC SQL Native Client(OLE DB)" and "MSOLEDBSQL SQL Server" DB drivers, but I get the following error on both. SQLSTATE = 08001Microsoft...
Hello, I received an email stating that the Powerscript migrator is to be discontinued in the forthcoming 2025.  Is that so?   I think it's one of the important selling point for PB.  Any alternatives planned or available?   Happiness AlwaysBKR ...
  Hello, Team. I am using Power Builder 2022 R2 to work on the theme.I applied a theme in PowerBuilder, and running the application through PowerBuilder themes is reflecting, However, if I build the PBD and replace it in the installation folder, it ...
Hi all, In order to communicate using Rest API to an external company, we log on using the WebBrowser control in PB and when authenticated we receive a code that has to be exchanged to an access token using Oauth2. The plan was to use the OAuthClie...
Hi All I have an app which is working fine, it was written to fit a screen resolution of 1920 x 1024 as customer requested, however they now have a user that uses the screen 1920 x 1024 but at 175% so nothing fits. What is the best way of coping wi...
Hello, we would like to run some test performance against Azure and see what our threshold for one server would be as well as test the database performance. How do I set run mode for testing and deploy to Azure? The URL here only talks about doing i...
DataWindow.Print.PrinterName is not setting the printer, always defaults to default. I cannot get the simplest sample to work.  // Setting Printer Name in PowerBuilderstring ls_printernamels_printername = "\\\\ServerName\\PrinterName"dw_1.Object.Da...
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...
Hi Everyone, We recently upgraded from PowerBuilder 2021 to PowerBuilder 2022 R3, and we've encountered an issue with the message boxes. It seems that if a user receives a message box and navigates to another window before responding to it, the mess...
Powewrbuilder version 2022 R2 build 2819Rolands SMTP using the cl32.dll, which stopped being supported, works on all computers except on a HP Laptop Windows 11 Pro, latest version only, Rolands SMTP using the cl32.dll are no longer being supported ...
We are facing issues in the PSR files that Vertical Texts are shifted from place. From some sources we found by adding pb.ini file in the installation folder issue got resolved( pb.ini contains [PB] PBESCAPEMENTMODE=1). But now the files which don...
I have a datawindow column comment and a label (text). Instead of seeing the labels like this I want the label to appear in the column itself - like in the red box. I also want the background to change when a user clicks there so it is apparent wh...
Hello If I enter "callto:0123456" as an URL in my browser, I can make a phone call via my IP-based phone system.  How can I manage this with Powerbuilder? I tried HyperlinkToUrl() and I tried SendRequest() with the HTTPClient without success. Any i...


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