Discussions tagged DataWindow

  Hi, We are working in a migration web project with PowerBuilder 2017 R3, the following commands work perfectly fine in classic version but not in the web: ssetting = this.Describe("DataWindow.Selected=''") // Return ! ssetting = this.Modify("Da...
A PowerBuilder datawindow has some parameters and those parameters are obviously matched with columns in query of the datawindow. The query is too complex. In my script i get the query syntax in a string variable. Also i get parameters list defined i...
How to create a XML template for datawindow with conditional child element? I am trying to integrate PBUnit with an integration tool and I need failure element to appear in result only when test failed. Please advise. Thanks,Yuri      ...
Hi Guys, I have datawindow which fetches the data from a single table and the table is a TEMP table. In order to add a new column to datawindow I use edit source and adds a column is select statement and add a column as well. The new column is not r...
Hello. Is there any (easy) way to export the presentation layer of a datawindow preferably as excel. I have searched around and haven't managed to find anything that gives you an export of "what you see" on the datawindow. My next try is probably go...
A user is getting this error when doing a Retrieve() on a DataWindow. We are not explicitly using sqlda. The database software is Firebird SQL. The same Retrieve() works on the 3 computers in our office. (The user is the first one to test that code o...
Hello, We create dynamic dw, passing required sql statements, using SyntaxFromSQL.   The issue is whenever there are two or more tables involved (Join), we get the table name prefixed to the columns of the field.  We don't want this prefix.   Is th...
I defined a dropdown list in the datawindow painter.  I accidently added a few lines at the bottom of the list.  I don't want them, but I can't figure out how to delete or remove them.  DETAILS/EXPLANATION:  I was entering the lines in the dropdown...
Tengo un Datawindow hecho en versión 9.0 que ejecuta un SELECT simple y demora de 4 a 6 segundos, ese mismo Datawindow al migrarlo a la versión 17.0 R3 demora de 12 a 18 segundos. Revisando la documentación, ya le agregue el indicador Block = 1 en el...
Hi.   We have a function in our application which takes any datawindow, finds all visible columns and copies them to another datawindow for export til Excel using dw_excel.saveas(). This is done because we only want to export the visible columns t...
Hi All, I am trying to implement a lazy loading type retrieval of data on Appeon Mobile.  I am using the ROW OFFSET option on my SQL Select which works great, but I have to then tap a button to do the next retrieve.  This button is visible at the en...
Hello, Will it not be good, if we could have a combo of dw facilities in one (composite) dw for reporting purposes ? Like, Header Band - a freeform Detail Band - GridFooter Band - Gird or FreeForm (Choice to be there)Summary Band - Grid or freeform...
Can you make a datawindow where every other row has a different background color?    I need it for reports to make them easier to read.  In other words, Can the odd number lines - Lines 1, 3, 5, etc., have a white background. And can the even number...
I am running PowerBuilder 2017.  The database is Microsoft SQL Server.  I am doing something very simple but it is not working.    I have a column in a datawindow and the column has a drop down datawindow. I want to sort the drop down in a certain ...
In the past, when doing some dynamic translations in my code, I had an application that would drill down from Windows to all objects on it, the objects and datawindows, reports/ ddw's and nested dddw's or reports. One of the problems I had was that ...
Hi.   So, I have a freeform datawindow with several columns. Our customers wants us to add functionality to show/hide certain columns and save the setup. The saving part is easy, and the show/hide as well using dw_data.modify("col.visible=''). T...
Hello, PB 2017 R3 Can I have two database columns in a single column (one below another, like doing in a tabular dw) in a grid datawindow ?    Happiness AlwaysBKR Sivaprakash  ...
Good afternoon I am using the PowerBuilder 2017 R3, and in one of the datawindos, I have a column that is richtext, therefore, I use the richtext edit style The problem originates when I want to print the information of the Dw The column with the ...
Hi everyone I've got a grid datawindow with several rather narrow columns. I'd like to have a group header that's wider than the columns and basically ignores the grid. (see example from Excel) I've tried putting the control in the group header i...
I have an n-up datawindow with 10 columns (the client wants to emulate a spreadsheet their field staff are using).  The first row has additional fields that apply to all subsequent rows.  To save space, I added expressions to the fields to move them ...
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