Discussions tagged DataWindow

Hello, PB 2017 R3, 1915 with Postgresql 11.6, Postgresql ODBC Driver(Unicode) 11.01 1.  Open a datawindow in the datawindow painter.2.  Click the Datasource.   3.  Design - Conver to Syntex.4.  [Mis Spell] Type a field name.5.  Close the data sourc...
I have a TreeView SQL Select Datawindow.  My select statement includes a computed column.  The Edit Syle Type for this computed column is Checkbox.  When the computed column is placed on the Detail (leaf node) band within the datawindow, the checkbox...
We are updating a MS SQL Server Database using a datawindow with Modified Columns used as the Update Criteria.  We are always getting a failure "Row changed between retrieve and Update"  (PB 2017 R3) A datetime column in the database seems to be the...
Hi All,         I am  in the process of PB conversion of an legacy application from db2 to sql server. I am having a problem with how sql srver handles dates in a datawindow. The below example in db2 returns the current datetime and saved in the dat...
Hi all, I have a report for employees with a group on the employees. This results in different numbers of pages. Some have one, others two or three pages. When I print on a duplex printer I don't get a paper feed after each employee. So a report sta...
The code bellow works fine in SQLAnywhere and SQLServer 12 but fails on SQLServer Express 10.50.6000. The result dw does not have the update property set and the key attribute in not set on the primary key fields. ls_sql = "SELECT * FROM CMF " ls_...
We are planning on use the SQL Anywhere dbremote program to maintain two copies of the same database on servers in two different timezones.   We have a number of timestamps in our database and currently none store the timezone.   It is very easy to c...
I need a control on a datawindow which allows the user to make multiple selections.  Because a drop-down listbox does not allow for multi-select, I wanted to utilize a listbox control.  However, it does not appear a listbox control can be added to a ...
We use computed fields with the bitmap() function to dynamically display pictures on datawindows.   We have also found that when displaying some smaller bitmaps in bitmap controls in datawindows ,setting the transparency to 1 smooths out rough edges ...
Hello Using Colour Laser Printers1.   Xerox Workcentre 7120 PCL 62.   Epson WF-C869R Series We design a datawindow to print in Epson printer and then use the same datawindow to print in Xerox Workcentre printer.   In Xerox printer we see all the co...
I created a simple response window that contains only a datawindow control. Both window and datawindow have buttonface as background color.When I run this window, both of them have the same color when not using themes and also when using all themes e...
Hello, What I've been noticing from time to time for quite some time is an issue in how datawindows work with PDF printers (I saw it with Free PDF in Win7, Microsoft Print to PDF in Win10, Amyuni PDF Converter in both Windows versions, probably othe...
Hi, Bit of a long shot - is there a way to change a datawindow from grid - to free form or tabular , maybe by editing the source ? Because i have had a few instances recently where i have a grid datawindow and wanted to use the same data but presen...
How to change column border color (to red) in DataWindow?...
I am using Powerbuilder 2019, and I am not able to bring datawindows to front or back when coding a window that has layered datawindows.  In earlier versions of Powerbuilder (our previous version was 10.5), right-clicking on a datawindow and choosing...
It appears that if the tag property of a datawindow object contains a ? or tab character then when you retrieve the value of the tag using dwo.tag or describe() it embeds the tag in doublequotes. e.g. The tag on a datawindow object is set to xxx?xx...
I am attempting to update a legacy PB desktop application that was NOT built with the PFC so that it will resize when maximized.  I retrofitted the PFC resize functions into the ancestor windows and datawindows of my application.  It seems to work fi...
Hi. I am using PB 2017 R3 Build 1858. When exporting a datawindow to excel12 the width of the string-columns is huge (254,29), regardless of whether the column contains onbly short texts. When using excel8 for export the columns are only 10,71 wide...
Hello, Using PB 2017 R3, Postgresql 11.6 Got a datawindow with few columns (all with autosize height property set), expecting the column (particularly accountnarration field) to grow in height and display the contents in full. But for a particular...
Hello Guys, I'm doing a project for use a datawindow of dynamic way at time of show it in screen, and i'm trying to do that the datawindow be able of the ubicate oneself in x and y points of the column that's focused when who's shown. i did that so...
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