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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...
Hi all, Is there a way to reconnect database if hit error message on "Database error ..." time out issue  ==> client/server application with Cloud deployment. right now end user have to close the application and re-lunch the application again. ...
Hi,  We are working on moving PowerBuilder code to Azure Devops and using pipeline to build application. We created PowerShell script to call pbc190.exe to compile. We have a resource folder to store all image files, including the icon file for exe....
Hello, Why there is no change between PB 2019 R3 icon and PB 2022 icon?   Both are same and it becomes difficult to differentiate between these two applications when we start from windows taskbar...   Is there any plan to change the icon of PB 2022?...
When trying to start an application built in PB2022/b1878 using PowerClient, we are consistently getting a download error 206 message (image attached).If we click on the Retry button, the failed udo.zip file is then successfully downloaded and the ap...
Hi Team, PB Version - PB2019 Build 2170 We have recently upgraded our PB executables into 64-bit. few screens we have used Richtext  like below. While print PDF It's not comming the text. Hope Rich text not supported for 64-Bit, any alternate opti...
Hello, Want to have text around a picture inside Rich Text Edit control.  Is it possible?  Either in PB 2019 R3 or PB 2022.  Text can be written above or below a picture copied (ctrl+c, ctrl+v) from another file.   Need to write text on left hand s...
Are there any issues with running a powerbuilder app on windows server core instead of full blown windows server?  This would be a command line application with no visual components to it.   I would prefer to be able to run windows nano-server, but...
   When the application is installed with power client, the Forti antivirus detects it as a virus and does not allow the installation. what can be done? ...
Hi,We want to switch powerbuilder source control from TFS to git using azure devops. We are using PB 2019 R3. I can push the PB code from local repository to remote Azure devops. But when I try to get the code from remote repository using "Connect to...
Im making an app using multithreading and I would like to keep track of row count for my data window Retrieve() 's. Is it possible? To my understanding, RetrieveRow() event in Datastore is what keeps the count of rows being retrieved, but how can I s...
We are using EZTwain Pro 4 to interface with scanners connected directly to users desktops. Immediately after calling the scan function li_rtn = TWAIN_AcquireMultipageFile(0, ls_fullfilename) the application resizes itself, the title bar is partial...
I'm able to connect to devops from Visual Studio 2022 but I can't figure out how to set it up in PowerBuilder 2019 r3. My boss has it working on another workstation; he has not been able to help either.  Visual Studio 2013 Team Explorer is installed....
Hi, I am getting a powerserver error when I am updating a datawindow with a package stored procedure in Oracle 19. My Powerbuilder version is: Appeon Powerbuilder 2021 CloudPro Edition. Database is Oracle19 64 bit. When I am updating a datawindow...
I'm currently working on multithreading for one app. Ran into some issues so I'm trying bunch of different solutions. Is it possible to create a datastore object and then pass it to shared memory?  Currently I'm getting this error - Exception: Objec...
The State of California, Department of Real Estate is looking for a PowerBuilder developer. This is a permanent full time position.   The job list can be found at: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=327836...
Hi Team, Greetings! We are using 2019 - Build version 2170. Application Terminated/crashed certain cases without any error. Trace and debug also not pointing the exact issue location. However I checked in the event viewer below is the reason for ...
Hi all, I was doing some experiment with PowerBuilder 2021 and WebView2 controller hosted in .Net. I used the basic and simplest setup in .Net. Basically, just opening a static webpage. I placed a WebBrowser controller on one side and a WebView2 c...
Hi try the send email via outlook with OLEobject   lOle_Outlook = CREATE OLEObject lOle_Outlook_Item = CREATE OLEObject lOle_Outlook_Item_Attach = CREATE OLEObjectli_Create = lOle_Outlook.ConnectToNewObject( ls_OutlookCurVer )lOle_Outlook_Item = lO...
Hi - Our team has been working on a unit testing framework for Powerbuilder.  We originally looked at PBUnit but found it to be clunky and hadn't been updated in years - so we decided to build our own.  Before working on perhaps getting it generalize...
Hello Powerbuilder Developers, after updating to PB2022 there are graphics issues on response and popup windows: Some graphic Objects are not shown, for example buttons. After Mouseover they are displayed. I changed several properties, colors, the...


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