Discussions tagged External Functions

We've purchased 13 licenses for PB 2017 R3 for our developers and are planning to use Git going forward. We have not migrated our applications from 12.5 to 17 R3 yet until our Git process has been refined and further developed. I've developed an ext...
I want to use Brother label printers to print labels.  How do I declare variables of the right type so I can use their interface (dll) file?  Here's their interface: b-PAC 3.2 API Reference This describes the classes, structures, shared objects, an...
  I am working with PowerBuilder 2017 Standard Edition Version 2017 Build 1666. Application has been in use with many enhancements for many years.  Some the of the External Function definitions have an entry in the alias element that I cannot find a...
I have an example app on my website that captures a control/window/screen to a bitmap blob so it can be written to a .bmp file or put in the clipboard. It works great in PB versions 8 through 12.5 but 12.6 and 2017 fail silently. I end up with a v...
Hi, In a previous question I found out about Robert Giesecke unmanaged exports which allows to call .net function from PB. I got it working with longs and strings but can't make it work with arrays and structures. For example in my VB.ne...
I am using the trial version of PowerBuilder 2017.  In PowerBuilder 12.5 and PowerBuilder 2017 32bit I am able to call a C# function that has the Robert Giesecke “Unmanaged Exports” package.  In PowerBuilder 2017 64bit I am not able to call the C# fu...
In 12.6 SAP in their infinite wisdom changed the default byte alignment from 1 to 4 without telling anyone. Eventually it was explained somewhere on the SAP forum but I can't find it. It isn't in the Appeon 2017 documentation either. There...
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