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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...
I am using a preconfigured IIS VM test server that i use to test Powerserver 2020 applications.  It is already setup correctly for powerserver 2020 with FTP deployment.  it is windows server 2016, .net extensibility 4.6   the install instructions/r...
PowerBuilder question:  Network Button is not displaying for newer Users of our PB application.  All older users can see the Network Button for the get file open function.  function name is:  Getfilesavename We have no parameter set to turn off Netw...
PowerBuilder 2019R#, b2703Windows 64 bit platform   Below in BROWN text is my code to call a PostgreSQL stored procedure using a CURSOR; the CURSOR code is in BLUE. This code is not working, I’m getting this on the OPEN call:Research says this is mos...
I tried to find a solution to make 64bit OCX work with 64bit - compiled PB app in PB12.6.  There is case submitted in SAP : 64bit OCX does not work with a 64bits executable: https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2357943/E It looks like the c...
I am upgrading my application from PB2019 to PB2021.  I would like to compile under 64 bit.  When I compile I cannot connect to the database.  I am using the MSOLEDBSQL SQL Server drivers.  I am using the following runtime path when compiling; C:\Pr...
We are investigating the possibility of connecting to oracle from PB2017R3 (and soon 2021) using Kerberos. In researching on the appeon site I did find many options for the older Sybase servers and such. What we are looking for dbparm connection opti...
Hi everyone,      I migrated my source code from PowerBuilder 2019 to PowerBuilder 2021 , then I compiled my app in 64 Bit format. After that I created the MSI 64 runtime installer required to run my app in 64 bit.     The runtime Packager was inst...
we are using dbparm to connect to ms sql server 2019 SET %DBPARM%=TrustedConnection=1,Database='%Database_Name%',Provider='SQLNCLI11',AppName='ixapp', Host='%username%.%computername%',Identity='SCOPE_IDENTITY()',Encrypt=1,TrustServerCertificate=1 ...
Hi, we have encountered that the webbrowser has bad interaction with external Dll's like MW6 which create QrCodes, for what reason ever. If someone can give the solution for that worked together, i'm in! We tried a workaround to user the QREncodeDe...
I just want to inform folks of something I learned through a bug report. I was testing deployment of one of our apps with PB2021 for the first time. We use a custom installer, not the Runtime Packager, because what we need to do is somewhat complex. ...
Hi, when the user copy&paste text from Word that contains " or ' it will be replaced by ¿ , how can you explain that and what we can do to avoid this behaviour? The ' or " from Word are not the same hex value than normal ' or " from Ultraedit f...
We are migrating an existing PowerBuilder application to make use of SnapDevelop to handle the datawindow calls.  Our system has a reporting area, where we give the user a selection of criteria they can use to customize the report.  As the current sy...
Hi... I have a silly question. Is it possible to have round corners in a window?   Something similar like if you turn on the TitleBar property in a DW. The DW corners instead of 90º square they become 90º Round.   Regards,   Clarence....
Hi everyone, I need your helps, I have a problems with the connection of the sessions because the session go to the limit, this error is because the sessions are not closed. In attaechment the problems. Two months ago, I wrote with similar problems ...
PB 12.5   I am trying to save a webserver proxy using .NET I am getting the error:"Windows sdk for .net framework 4.0 was not installed." I installed the sdk: "InstallationFolder"="C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Microsoft SDKs\\Windows\\v10.0A\\bin\\NETF...
I've noticed what I consider to be a large number of questions/issues raised on the Q&A Forum regarding PB applications experiencing performance problems and/or suddenly stopping/crashing... and in many/most of these cases, disabling of PB's used...
We are trying PowerClient for our application. Now VPN is not working for some reason in our PC and because of which Application is not starting as it is not able to connect to server. Its getting Terminated.      ...
I did  upgrade my application from PB2019 to PB2019R3 on my VM. It worked fine. Then I recompiled it and move to another server for users use. I got the error message : "Runtime path not exist, path C:\Program Files (x86)\Appeon\Common\PowerBuilder\R...
Hello Team,   While exporting the report to CSV using saveasFormattedText, each data and heading of the resultset in CSV is coming within double quotes "". Also at the end, there is an extra comma. Could you please let me know how can i eliminate t...
We are upgrading pb from 2017 R2 1769 to 2019 R3 2728. We were able to migrate, compile and build the executable. Replaced the 2017 dlls with 2019 dlls. Upon login to the executable, when opening any window the cursor spins for a while and crashes wi...


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