Discussions tagged PowerBuilder

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...
I have a powerbuilder app with several pbls.  I would like to export all the objects in my pbls to the harddrive.  I've been researching orcascript but I do not see any commands to export an object stored in a .pbl to a file.  Any help would be appre...
Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows how much column datatypes of datawindow objects must match in order for RowsCopy() to work. For example, are "number" and "decimal" compatible? Or "char(10)" and "char(100)"? "Date" and "datetime"? Unfortunatel...
I'm working on the Appeon PB training and I am supposed to see several files in the directory under Demos folder that I unzipped.  According to the training video I'm supposed to see the files to create the app but  instead I see just the exe.   What...
I'm using the Appeon learning material which using PB17 but i downloaded the trial version PB2019 and when I try to run the applications that are enclosed on the demo I get the message:  System Error - the code execution cannot proceed because PBVM1...
Hello, we are migrating a PowerBuilder project from Oracle to Postgres. In Oracle a multiline text in a datawindows is saved correctly (with chr(13), chr(10)). In Postgres (version 12 with odbc driver) the carriage return, line feed is replaced wit...
We have the following block of code, which has been working for many years but has recently stopped working. // Instance declarationsn_rpt_callback inv_callbackn_rpt_shared inv_shared ... // Start a separate threadinv_callback = Create n_rpt_callb...
Hello! guys, i hope that you can to help me. i have a PowerBuilder 2019 application and i'm trying use the SqlCa transaction object outside of the thread principal of the app, these cause inside of the shared object i need to retrieve some data but ...
Hello, I am not a C#, .Net, or web developer; I've been doing PB only since 1995. Now, I watched the first three KeyNote replays from Elevate 2019 and understood close to nothing in them. So, I can't help asking myself: who is the target audience of...
I using PowerBuilder 12, and now I have fingerprint are Model : U.are.U4500 brand : digitalpersonal.   I don't have the SDK or exsample for Powerbuilder 12 .  How to Connect this fingerprint.I want Sourcecode or exsample. Best Regards olenetit@ho...
Hello everyone. I have a PB application which calls Outlook to send messages. I want to trap and log errors if any. Here is my code: ole_Item = ole_Outlook.CreateItem(0) ole_Item.HTMLBody = ls_Body ole_Item.Subject = 'Test message from PowerBuild...
Hi guys! i'm working into a PowerBuilder 2019 application and i need to create a autocomplete popup list for the final user will can to select any row of that, there are something in PowerBuilder that let me to do it? thanks!...
Hello, I have a simple Oracle stored function as follows: CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION test_double(a_in NUMBER) RETURN NUMBER ISBEGIN RETURN a_in;END test_double; And a simple test window with a multilineedit and command button whose clicked event s...
We have number of applications in Power Builder 10.x and 12.x with SQL server as back end database using ODBC connections. These are built using Power builder Classic. I know PB 10.x/12.x is not supported anymore. I need an advice from experts on wha...
We have a common PBL (common.pbl) that is used by three different applications. Each application declares some global variables of types of user objects in the common PBL.  Objects in the common PBL need access to some of those same global variables...
Hello, I have migrated my application to PB 2019 to improve Usability since “Themes” can be applied and it looks great.   However, the Theme defined for the CommandButton control applies to the "Call to Action" button and the "Cancel" button. Thi...
Hello, Pb 2017 R3, Postgresql 11, Windows 10 Got a drop down datawindow with 4 columns.   This dddw should list all 4 columns, in both display columns and data columns fields, while binding it with a datawindow field.  But it displays only the alr...
Hello everyone, we are currently in the process of evaluating, if patching is a viable way of updating our product (PowerBuilder application). Recently I found a way to create and apply patches using the "diffUtils" and "patch" tool from the "GnuWi...
PB 2019  Build 2082   using PostgreSQL 10.8  We have a problem reading values from column that is text data type with a length over 32768 characters. If the length of text is bigger we get only first 32768 characters We configure ODBC for database ...
Did somebody know why the Monthcalendar-Control has an different look in the compiled exe as in the development-environment? This is the look when started from PB2019 IDE This is the look in the compiled exe We are using PB2019 Build 2082  Greeti...
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