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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...
When exporting DataWindow to Excel, all hidden columns are exported but visible computed fields are not.  Exporting datawindows to other formats including PDF appears to be fine. Is there a workaround? If not, can this be fixed?  Thank you, ...
First, it's awesome to see all of the activity in the forums -- exciting to see PB having a renaissance! Now, for my question: A desktop app I currently support uses Windows authentication for the app and database login - it grabs the curre...
Just installed PB2017 onto our Isolated LAN.  Generated the Client Request for offline licensing.  But it is an encrypted string!  What exact information does that string contain?  Our security folks are likely to have a huge problem with this. Th...
It appears from the answers to some bug reports that all of msvcp80.dll, msvcp100.dll, msvcr80.dll, msvcr100.dll, atl80.dll and atl100.dll are needed for deployment of PB 2017 apps. All of them are present in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Appeon\Shared\...
One of our major reasons to switch to PB2107 was that we can get rid of Ghostscript.  After we made our first tests with NativePDF we are very disappointed: The quality of the PDF created via NativePDF is very bad compared with the one created via Gh...
How to execute VB Script when PB app compiled in 64-bit? We used to run VBScript inside of PB App using MSScriptControl.ScriptControl ActiveX: ... mssc = CREATE OleObject li_rc = mssc.ConnectToNewObject( "MSScriptControl.ScriptControl" ) mss...
Hi, Is getdate() supported in PB 2017.   Regards Ankush Rai ...
The custom tooltip that described here  http://pbsite.milente.nl/pbtip015.html does not work when compiled in 64-bit. Any idea?    Thanks, Yuri       ...
Hello there, i would like to know if there are productive PowerBuilder 12.6 Classic 64 Bit / Appeon Powerbuilder 2017 Application deployed in the Field? AFAIK there are still issues (RTF-Control, ActiveX/OLE Control’s) even with 12.6 PL13 ...
Question: Does native PDF creator works under SYSTEM user in PB2017? We had issues with this in pb12.5 , needed to create a scheduled report and send it by email, but saveAs PDF did not work.   Thank you Arcady ...
What is the best way to track the problem when 64-bit compiled PB application stopped working or working incorrectly? Is there recommended way of logging ? Thanks, Yuri ...
Hi all, We have succesfully run our executables with the new PB2017 on different os. Today we tried the first time on a XP machine, but it gpf's... I know , i know XP :(  But does anyone have PB2017 exes running on XP ? Or is this just a...
Hi, I'm comparing 10.5 and 2017, trying to get the backing to move to 2017. I've come across an interesting issue that has me stumped. Basically we have the following code DECLARE OKButtonOnlyForm PROCEDURE FOR SYSADM.p_OKButtonOnlyF...
When saving a dw as pdf (pdflib method) that has a picture and data then picture is not saved in the pdf. I use it to make invoices to send via email to costumers and that's a big bug. have i missed something? (the variable in pb.ini has bi...
We think about to add some internet / mobile functionalities to some of our  applications. Is there somewhere some kind of price list for Powerserver and an overview of the different versions. Only to get a clue about the cost for endusers. Kin...
Hello. I'm trialing Powerbuilder 2017, and trying to follow instructions found on the net for configuring git. I've tried installing the PushOK plugin, but it encountered errors and would not install. Tried the instructions here: https://community.ap...
Hi all I am trying to connect to a MsSql DataBase via AOD.Net  and getting the error : Can not find the Sybase.PowerBuilder.Db version 12.5.0.0 but i cant find any file by that name and version on the shared directory ( c:\Program Files(86) \ syba...
What would happen to PowerBuilder IDE and PowerServer installations if for some reason the Appeon web server crashed and license checking were not available for a couple hours? Will we be blocked from getting into PowerBuilder or does it only chec...
I'm in need of the Powerbuilder 6.0 installer.  Anyone have an idea where I can find this?  Trying to convert from PB6 to PB17, but existign PBL has errors that need to be fixed first. ...
In Fili Sosa's Appeon mobile webinar back in March, he mentioned a technique that used the Appeon workaround pbl to be able to dynamically switch between any of over 500 different databases without having to pre-define them in AEM. I was wonde...


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