Turning on the Debug file generation
Turning off the PB Catalog Tables - Since very few people actually use them
for intended purpose theeasiest thing to do is to turn them off.
Automatically starting one of the "painters" when PowerBuilder starts
Passing "dwo" (e.g. Triggering ItemChanged)
General Design Considerations
Data and Dot Notation
Triggering the PFC Error Object WITHOUT Triggering a System Event
Converting between Grid and Tabular Datawindow Styles and Vice-Versa
Viewing the contents of a Datawindow or Datastore
Writing to the NT Application Log
Returning a return code to the DOS commandline
Concatenating the regular PowerBuilder Help file and PFC (PowerBuilder Foundation Class) Help
View standard PB Help and PFC concatenated together in one file :
Open "PBHLP80.CNT" in Notepad and add the below line
:Index PB Foundation Classes=pbpfc80.hlp
After this you can see Powerbuilder help file concatenated with PFC help file
|Number of selected rows||
ll_SelectedCount = Long(dw_1.Describe("Evaluate('sum(if (IsSelected(),1, 0) for all)',1)"))
If you have external datawindows with the autosizeheight property set to TRUE. The band doesn't automatically re-calculate when you insert data into columns that expand their height.
The script hereunder forces the dataobject to re-calculate the height of the detail band.
// Get the row that is currently the 1st one visible ll_FirstRowOnPage = Long(this.Object.DataWindow.FirstRowOnPage) ll_row = This.GetRow() ll_current_column = This.GetColumn() // Remove the AutoSizeHeight property Modify("DataWindow.Detail.Height.AutoSize=No") // Restore the AutoSizeHeight property Modify("DataWindow.Detail.Height.AutoSize=Yes")This.ScrollToRow(ll_FirstRowOnPage) This.SetRow(ll_row) This.SetColumn(ll_current_column)
|Get an entire column of data||
DevNote : Where
|Dynamically routing DataWindow PCL output to a file||There are many times that it is necessary to
bypass a printer and route DataWindow output directly to a file for processing
without changing the current default printer.
This is easily accomplished by using the file attribute of the print DataWindow property:
dw_1.Object.DataWindow.Print.Filename = "drive:\filename.prn"
The filename attribute is a string containing the name of the file to which you want to print the report. An empty string means send to the printer
Tip by: Keith Deron firstname.lastname@example.org
|Get the current database username||
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