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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've decided to share a little tool that I made somewhere in the 90'ies in PB5, now migrated to 2021 latest build: I can make older versions if anyone would like. It's useful for finding stuff in a powerbuilder project and comparing two differe...
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...
Hello,I'm in dire need of help.A grid dwo has PFC sort service enabled.As the user expands a grid column, the pfc_sort service triggers and changes sort statement to the column clicked.The user is not happy. I've tried to catch the pointer (Cross!) ...
I know about the following format keywords, are there any others? [date] [longdate] [time] [general]  ...
Hi, we are in the process of upgrading from Powerbuilder 12.5 to Powerbuilder 2021. I have found that when I attempt to build a 32-bit Pcode build from the IDE or the Compiler, the build succeeds, but then I'm left with a "Create of executable file f...
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...
Good morning Appeon community, I am wondering, is there a native tool to visualize (end perhaps interact) with PDF files? In our current PB applications we are using a third party activeX but we would gladly move away from it. I tried also the axAc...
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, 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...
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...
Hi everyone. Hope someone could help me with this issue: In AEM, I have configured a connection (Data Source) to an IBM DB2 database via ODBC and the connection test is successful. When I assign this Data Source to a transaction in my application, ...
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...
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 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...
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, 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,...
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 ...


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