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Hello Everyone, I am trying to use the function GetFileSaveName() to open a folder and would like to default the Excel12 extension (*.xlsx).  But I have no luck. Any suggestions? Thanks, Kevin...
I was wondering if anyone has used PowerBuilder (Powerscript) to make calls to the R statistical package.  I have a user that would like a nice front-end GUI to sit on top of some custom R libraries they have written.  I'm not sure if/how this can be...
Hi, NativePDF: Is it possible to save two datawindows in one pdf file? It was easy to do with pdf printer, how to do it with NativePDF ? Thanks....
Hi gents - we have a weird problem all of a sudden. Current (old) process: - read .psr files and set file names to datawindow  .dataobject  property (path + file name) - go through complicated routine to read the .psr contents, set them up in a dat...
To call Powerbuilder Objects events I  used to call cb_new.triggerEvnet(Clicked!) although we have Post & PostEvent methods, Event Keyword too can we have discussion for best event calling Technics for calling system and user defined events. I m...
When performing a compile using the autocompiler for PB 2019 R2, it seems to generate a log file but the filename seems to change depending on when and where I do the compile. Here is an example of my compile using pbc190.exe: C:\temp_git\Powerbuil...
Hi,      We have migrated from 10.2 to 2019 R2 and We have added a new '.XLSX' extension in our existing SaveAs option. We are able to export the all datawindows with this extension  expect the reports that has designed using crosstab datawindow.  ...
Hello All, We are running our exes in a terminal server enviroment we have a report (a invoice) that use ArialNarrow Font. when we print it work ok. when we test in our PCs the saveasPDF works ok. In one of our Terminal Servers the save as chang...
My treeview datawindow collapses all levels when I apply a filter, is there an easy way to prevent this?  ...
Is there a secret to using sheet windows that have a menu with a RibbonBar control on the frame? If I remove the menu from w_sheet then I can get the windows to show but if it has a menu then the first will show and any other window will cause the wh...
Hi, There was a PB17 installed on my computer (win10home). I tried to upgrade to PB19 R2. V17 uninstalled, V19R2 (Build 2353) installed successfully. Opening workspace OK, deploying OK, but simple Run or in Debug mode doesn't work, the program just ...
Hello, I am in the process of moving a powerbuilder app from PB12.5 to PB2019. The migration was a success except for one error. When a user clicks on the Window option in the toolbar the app freezes and then eventually crashes. I have found this er...
Hi PB users,   We are facing a strange behavior with deployment of our PB2019R2 application (KTP). On some laptop, in our login window, the code seems to try to close the window after open. When we activate /PBDEBUG (parameter after .exe file) th...
Our company started a major project to convert our client/server application to the web using PowerServer 2020. We confirmed the technology and presented this to our client as a viable, long-term solution. In light of Appeon's move to PowerServer 20...
I'm wondering if PowerServer will support non-visual PBNI extension objects? There are four that come with PowerBuilder: PBDOM190.pbx pbejbclient190.pbx pbsoapclient190.pbx pbwsclient190.pbx   The last three are obsolete but PBDOM is still bein...
Hello, We communicated with TIBCO RendezVous product using their 32bit DLL tibrvcom.dll trough PB OLEobject. Since we are migrating to 64bit environment, we can't use anymore this principle.  Any experiences with TIBCO product and PB? (TIBCO even...
Hi We have many costumers they using our client application with maximum of 10 users (sessions). Many of  them are very interested to get an web version of our application. AFAIK the cheapest PowerServer license is Workgroup with 50 user session. I...
Good morning, I did the migration of our old app under PowerBuilder 5 to 2019.  Now, it seems the main window on the application is not define.  How do I initial it?   I looked at the error message under the Help option but I don't see anything simi...
Hi, i'm migrating from PB 12.5 to PB 2019-R2. In PB 12.5 to get the path of the userprofile folder, I used this syntax declaring an external global function. FUNCTION Long GetTempPath(Long nBufferLength, REF String lpBuffer) LIBRARY "KERNEL32.DLL"...
  We have migrated our code from PB11 to PB19-R2 and seeing following behaviours. - Horzontal and Verticle Scroll Bars are not fully visible.- TAB control's header are not fully visible We tried adjusting the various UI properties for TAB, Windo...


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