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A recent post included some PowerScript code, and I thought I would pass along a tip for pasting code snippets that produces a slightly more readable result than simply pasting code into the website's text editor. The toolbar contains a button to as...
Saw this and thought it was perfect. Note the angry mob in the background on panel 4.   :) ...
Hi, Our PowerBuilder 2021 application is returning random characters when creating a DataWindow dynamically via the Create method fails. The DW syntax is pulled from a database and in some instances refers to a table or view that doesn't exist. Whe...
We've almost completed testing for our PB upgrade from PB 21.0.0.1506 to PB 22 (tested with both 1878 and 1892). 99.9% of the upgrade seems to be perfect! TY to the folks at APPEON.  However, we have one issue with Webbrowser control and downloadin...
Hello, We are developing in PowerBuilder 12.5 and I'm looking to find the best way to create a Json file format. Currently we are writing the data using a function out to a text file, Is there any way in PB 12.5 to create a json file with the format...
Interesting, I just saw that the video replays area has a Feedback link.  I think this is a tremendous idea and would really help the presenters.  We do these sessions each year but never hear what people think of them.  I think it would make future ...
Hello, at our company we are currently in the process of migrating our relativly big PowerBuilder project to Git.So far that has worked fairly well, but we have encountered an issue where it would be interesting to know how this was ment to work and...
Hello everyone! We have been using PB 2019 R3 without any problems. Now, we upgraded to PB 2021. All works fine on 2/3 developer machines. My installation is giving problems.   Following the instalation wizard, all went fine. PB was installed alon...
I just want to inform folks of something I learned through a bug report. I was testing deployment of one of our apps with PB2021 for the first time. We use a custom installer, not the Runtime Packager, because what we need to do is somewhat complex. ...
We use ASE16 for PowerServer2022 and DB. After publishing through SnapDevelop, the following error occurs when you log in by running the service.----------------------------------------------------The login process could not proceed due to a database...
The CrypterObject has a SHA function for creating a hash. Unfortunately the output is a blob. How do I convert that to a string?...
Can anyone with experience with iText7 help me...I have created a console app to sign pdf which works ok.When I create a class library project to consume with PowerBuilder and I get the following error: The type initializer for 'iText.IO.Util.Resour...
Hello, Have anyone upload pdf file using whatsapp api curl -X POST \ 'https://graph.facebook.com/v15.0/FROM_PHONE_NUMBER_ID/media' \ -H 'Authorization: Bearer ACCESS_TOKEN' \ -F 'file=@/local/path/file.jpg;type=image/jpeg' -F 'messaging_product=wha...
Hello, Have anyone developed multi - database application in Powerbuilder ?   ie. a common application that will update either SQL Server or PostGreSQL or SQLite or others ...  depending on the connection that's made in the open event of the applica...
Has anyone updated to PowerBuilder 2022 using PVCS (8.6.3) for source control?   We've used PB 2021 and PVCS for the past 6 months without issue.  We're testing the waters for PowerBuilder 2022 and the conversion was fine...Then we tied in PVCS to ...
How challenging is it to host multiple versions (PB 2019, PB 2020) of an app on my "localhost"?  Must they have different app names?  What attributes (individually or collectively) need to be unique?...
We just updated PB to the latest runtime 22.0.0.1892 from Runtime 22.0.0.1878 Now, when I try to run the deployment; I get the following warning message. "The configured Runtime path is inconsistent with the current Runtime version, whether to cont...
I am testing the product migrated to powerserver 2022 .Is amazing. I have a query regarding unsupported powerserver features:Unsupported (PowerServer) C0227: Retrieve.asneeded property in DataWindow (Suggestion: Add the WHERE clause to retrieve the ...
Preparing to migrate our app to PB 2022, rewriting code using the discontinued SOAPConnection to use HTTPClient object.  Existing code uses conn.useintegratedwindowsauthentication(true) to connect with integrated windows authentication. How can this...
Gentlemen,  This will be my last questions involving Crash Dump files created from PowerBuilder applications. I have been searching the web and stackoverflow and it seems I need a file containing symbols to be able to properly read the given Crash D...
Sorry if I have missed something - likely obvious knowing me.. Is it possible to have database connections associated with Workspaces? Like a lot of folk, I need to support a number of existing applications and develop new ones. It would be great i...
I have 3 freeform datawindows, named A, B and C. C is a nested report of B, B is a nested report of A and A is a main report.   Report A is very simple, and has only one nested report B in it (in real life there are more, but one is enough to show ...


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