Discussions tagged DataWindow

Is there a way of protecting  a specific column in a DW by referencing by row, e.g. I want to input to column A in 1st row, but disable A in 2nd, Modify does not allow row to be used, so end up disabling all rows. Does not seem to work in Datawindow...
Hi, I have a report as below. I would like to automatically add number in each group header in No. X where X will be 1,2,3,4.etc...Is this possible? Regards,Marcin...
I am trying to create a new data window by sourcing an Oracle Stored procedure. The stored procedure has compiled and been tested using Oracle SQL Developer. It runs fine. However when i try to create a data window it throws a Date Error before i can...
I have a report that has the detail band and columns set to autosize their heights. The issue I am having is the last row is cutting off the text in a column that works fine in other rows. I need it to display properly for all rows. See the screensh...
Hello, is it possible to generate a fillable PDF form (DW save as PDF, PowerBuilder 2017 R2)? The customer wants to fill out fields in a PDF form and save it. Thanks for answering  ...
With PB 2017 new feature of saving datawindow to PDF is causing application to crash when datawindow contains jpgs (photos). But not all for some photos it works fine. And it is not consistent with size of the photo either. The application is a cl...
I did a filter on some names, some of which started with "A" or other capital letters, and some of which started with "a", where the filter expression was: name > 'a' It selected all of those names. If that was case sensitive, like I thought DW exp...
Hi.   One of our customers have almost only 4K monitors in their organization. They run our PB 2017 R3 application via RDP and/or Remote Apps (Work Resources) in Windows 10. They report that they're experiencing very sluggish performance in almos...
Hi Can anyone tell me what i am doing wrong I have a Rte control - that has text, text fields and numeric fields on it - i copy this to my datawindow the text fields display the data but the numeric fields just show a blank space. The fields match...
Hello, I have a char(2000) column in a datawindow that uses the EditMask edit style with an edit mask of 2000 'X's. However, I cannot enter more than 255 characters in it. I tried this in PB12.5 and PB17r3. I could not find any information about a l...
As per someone's advice here I'm using the StripRTF() datawindow function to display plain text values from a RichText source. This works fine in my development environment, but in a deployed application this column is blank. I immediately thought th...
Is it possible to display only un-formatted text that has been stored as RichText in a database? I thought there might be some control or datawindow function that would strip off the formatting but I'm not seeing it....
Hi This is Prashant here I am facing probem with unicode numeric datatype. Which I believe could be for numeric values unicode \u and I set Edit mask Format = ###,###. If I removed Edit Mask and allow it return garbage value. If fails to enter nume...
Hello, PB 2017 R3, build 1880, Posgresql 11.1 Calling a function from itemchanged event, which retrieves value from db through a query,  Select a.nameInto   :ls_nameFrom  table_aWhere field1 = :ls_where; Messagebox('return1', sqlca.sqlcode)Messag...
We have a DW report with a Summary section with height 0 but autosize height, which can be varying heights depending on the data. We have found that PB tries to always keep the Summary section together on one page, but will never put it alone on the...
With the new theming UI in beta, do we have the capability to make a checkbox and/or radiobutton look disabled in a datawindow like we can on a regular object? I have a screenshot below of what I mean outside of a datawindow.     I don't want to...
I'm using Powerbuilder 12.5. In design mode I have expression on protected which is working how is intend. When i run application is not working at all. Any help please....
Hello, Using PB 2017 SP3 Build 1880 [in a computed column in a datawindow] I need to display a computed column with amount in Indian Format [ ##,##,##,##0.00 ]   (See the comma).  When I create the expression as  namecolumn + ' (' + String(groupb...
Hi Guru I have a problem with an application that crashes. Ecosystem: Windows server 2012r2 Oracle 10 Powerbuilder 2017r3 When I retrieve a datawindows the system goes into error. The retrieve should recover 3,137,457 records. Thi...
Hi All,   I'm using PB12.1. I create a datawindow using syntaxfromsql and then add some controls dynamically into it. All is working except that when I want to modify the width expression of one the controls I added, I could not get any success. Ca...
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