1. Team BFMS
  2. PowerBuilder
  3. Tuesday, 21 May 2019 15:38 PM UTC

Hi Appeon Team,


I created an executable of an application. The application uses rich text control which works well when i run the application with power-builder IDE but if i run the executable  It says "Failed to create the control. Please confirm that this rich text control is installed and activated: Built-in Text control". Although our application uses the default text control with-in the power builder. Also i made sure to enable the Built-in text control option enabled under the objects additional properties. Please check the screenshot.  Do i need to include any dll's or other power-builder system files to enable the rich text control run with the executable? Let me know the way forward.


Thanks in Advance!!



BFMS team


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Michael Kramer Accepted Answer Pending Moderation
  1. Tuesday, 21 May 2019 21:17 PM UTC
  2. PowerBuilder
  3. # 1

Hi BFMS team,

You can find list of runtime files required by the Rich Text control in PowerBuilder Online Help:

  • PowerBuilder Help
    • Application Techniques
      • Deployment Techniques
        • Deploying Applications and Components
          • PowerBuilder Runtime Files


Search for "Rich Text support".


HTH /Michael

  1. Team BFMS
  2. Wednesday, 22 May 2019 12:35 PM UTC
Thank you Michael. It is working now
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