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Pete.D2
Getting a buttons labeltext
I'd like to use a button's label in the code in the pushbutton event. Prerably I'd like not to name the button because I have a lot of these buttons that need the same treatment. I tried msgInfo("", this.labeltext) to try to get the right syntax to obtain that info but I didn't get anywhere. Tis is possible, right?
18 days ago
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Pete.D2
My boss dug this up: method GetLabel(slf uiobject) string var,    a1 string,    ui uiobject , endvar a1 = slf.first, ui.attach(a1), a1 = ui.value return a1 endMethod and call it on the pushbutton with "GetLabel( self)"
17 days ago
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assure
OBJECT PAL WITH INTERBASE
hello , , I would Like to know where I find examples of Object Pal , , Thank you Big Grin!
16 years ago
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Pete.D2
Making an array universally available
Hi Gang, If I need to make sure an array is seen through a form and to any called methods, say in a library, how is that achieved? Pete
19 days ago
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Pete.D2
tx!
18 days ago
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rum
Screen Resolution and Resize Control
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30 days ago
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rum
Export table to spreadsheet
exportSpreadsheet Does anyone know of an alternative method to export data from a table to a spreadsheet? I am currently using this,   exportSpreadsheet ( const tableName String, const fileName String [ , const makeRowHeaders Logical ] ) Logical but it has some extreme limitations,  such as FONT control and the number of lines you can export.
88 days ago
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andwye
I do understand and that's why I'm installing a Filemaker system but it's taking time to replicate the versatility that we have with Paradox. Such a shame!
51 days ago
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Pete.D2
How to evaluate/construct variables?
I need to be able to loop through a set of variables, say F1 through F3 using a for loop. To be able to do this I need something like this: f1 = "hello" f2 = "hi" f3 = "Goodbye!" for i from 1 to 3     msgInfo( "",  m.( "f" + string(i) ) ) endFor Where the variable name is constructed from its parts. The syntax for the evaluation here is wrong. What's the correct way? Pete
51 days ago
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Pete.D2
Almost as good! Thanks Steven.
51 days ago
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Sam.S
Accessing an FTP with filesystem in ObjectPal
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17 months ago
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davidc
Search multiple Scripts
Howdy, Is there a way to search for something (a variable name, for example) across multiple scripts (and each section of those scripts, like run, var, proc, etc.)? In the ideal world, I'd like the output to be something like:    script1.ssl   proc   1732   the line of code with the search phrase I suppose I might have to write my own script to do it - but was hoping for something easier. (My big project has code split across several scripts because of the size limitations built-in to Paradox.) Thanks, David
111 days ago
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dcheney
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84 days ago
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Lothar.K
Code to delete record's last character
Hello, This would seem pretty simple, but... I have some code that generates a CSV file that I then export to my phone. I need to tweak the code so that it looks at the last character of each record, and then deletes that character if it is a comma. Might you point me in the right direction to do that? I'm stumped. Sincere thanks, Lothar
95 days ago
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Jeff.R3
We have another office in Mount Pleasant(sullivans Island), maybe I will visit that office again
95 days ago
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Lothar.K
Field text displays in REVERSE?
Howdy, I have a multipage form that has a significant amount of code on it. One of its fields has started to display its newly entered text in reverse order of the keystrokes. So if I type KEYSTROKES immediately after entering Edit mode what appears in the field is SEKORTSYEK. If I enter Edit mode, and pause for a few seconds before typing, all is well. I have no understanding about how to diagnose and correct this problem, so would welcome any help. All the best, Lothar
5 months ago
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Steven.G
maybe the printer "collate" function is bleeding thru :-)
5 months ago
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tlegends
Variable with value of reserved word query
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6 months ago
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tlegends
Excellent! That worked perfectly! Thank You
5 months ago
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Socrates
Printing
I have a form set up which prints three different reports. Im wondering if there is any way of using the pring function without the print box coming up asking you about all your preferences. Can i just print it straight?
17 years ago
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Leo
updating table from table with TCursor
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15 years ago
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philiptdotcom
makeDir(varname) - or, how to convert var to const
I need to use a (string) variable as a parameter for makeDir, but it only accepts a constant as a parameter. For example: n = 1 while n <4    stVar = "dirname" + string(n)    makeDir(stVar) endwhile How to get around this...?   Thanks! -pt
8 months ago
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BradleyWood
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7 months ago
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DragonWare
Password and Restriction of what the user can do
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16 years ago
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Marcus Davis
Paradox 9 Printing Error
Has anyone received the error shown below when trying to print from Paradox 9? If so, how do I get rid of it? , , /// Print Interface Setup Error ////, PFPS Initialized failed!, , Thanks,, Marcus
17 years ago
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philiptdotcom
makeDir(varname) - or, how to convert var to const
I need to use a (string) variable as a parameter for makeDir, but it only accepts a constant as a parameter. For example: n = 1 while n <4    stVar = "dirname" + string(n)    makeDir(stVar)     n = n + 1 endwhile How to get around this...?   Thanks! -pt
8 months ago
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philiptdotcom
Steven, Duh!!  No, I didn't.  Thanks so much!!!! (Works now--of course!) Aloha, -pt
8 months ago
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PS_291
LSL Dependency Problem - Pdox7 to Pdox11 Upgrade
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12 months ago
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Steven.G
John.. I'm sure you already know, but.. enumSource.. there's an option for forms, and an option for libs.. it's usually one of the first things I do, when I'm handed an app
12 months ago
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Lothar.K
No printers installed on the system?
Hello, I run PSP4 under Win 10. When I now try to print (with code, or manually), I get the error "No printers installed on the system." In fact, several printers are installed, and work properly from software other than Paradox. How can I get Paradox to see those printers again? Many thanks, Lothar
12 months ago
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Steven.G
glad it's working.. that can be really frustrating, I know
12 months ago
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BBILL1
Problems with printerSetCurrent
I am having problems using the printerSetCurrent() command, it works OK on a machine that I have admin rights on but it will not work on machines were the user does not admin rights, the program locks up when it executes the command. Can anyone confirm that the lack of admin rights is causing the problem and is there a work around? Thanks Bill
9 years ago
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abp
TCursor Closing Automation
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17 years ago
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Lothar.K
I have the code, but where best to put it?
Hello, I have a few lines of code, but am confused about where to put it: I have a two fields on a form. One of these holds an email address, and the other a unique number identifying that email address. The process of getting and incrementing the unique number is handled with a tCursor that opens on a table that holds only that single number. The coding is simple, and works, but I have managed to get myself confused about where best to put it. Would it be best to create a "New Address" button to do the deed? Or would another location make more sense? Thanks for any assistance, Lothar
14 months ago
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Steven.G
first.. you're making a "next number" table.. YES !!!! you have two choices.. trap for the INS key, or deny the INS key and use a button.. personally, I prefer the latter.. I always try to limit all the keypress stuff, and use buttons, for many reasons
14 months ago
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Lothar.K
Even I should know how to do this...!
Hi, I have this trivial code on the newValue event of a date field on a form: var,   tcTick tCursor, endVar If self.value = "",    then,       msgStop("Whew !" Tickles completed through   " + string (tickDate)), endIf It displays my msgStop dialog when it shouild, but when I clear that dialog, Paradox displays its "At end of table" announcement. I've experimented with no success, but can't figure out how to prevent the Paradox dialog for displaying. Might you assist? Many thanks, Lothar ,    , ,
15 months ago
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Steven.G
happy to help !!
14 months ago
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Lothar.K
What could be opening this form...?
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15 months ago
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Lothar.K
Hi Steve, Your simple suggestion solved the problem for me.  As it turned out, my Form-1 was not opening Form-3. Form-1 was pushing a button that opened Form-3. In any case, I think I now have the solution within view. All the best, and sincere thanks, Lothar
15 months ago
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Lothar.K
Old code, now broken...?
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15 months ago
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Lothar.K
Hi again, With apology to those who might have checked this out, I now have it working. All the best, Lothar
15 months ago
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