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PS_1600
Set Range/Pattern Match
I am working with a PDX8 program which uses Wahl2Wahl's table lookups which work very well. The table lookups do not function correctly on PDX10, the up/down arrows and tab do not work. I am trying to create something similar and combining  set range and locate pattern. I can get either to work but not together. Is there a way to code in such a way that the setRange is the default but the user can also type .. to enable the locate pattern logic? method keyPhysical(var eventInfo KeyEvent), , Var,   s  string, endVar,     doDefault,  ,      s = self.value,      ,      ;PART.setRange( self.value, self.value+"zzz" ),    ,       ignoreCaseInStringCompares(yes),       advancedWildcardsInLocate(Yes) ,       PART.locatePattern("DESC",s),   , endmethod Thanks. Steve
Posted to MB Topic: Paradox Forms
67 hours ago
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Steven.G
we did a lot of stuff with dynarrays like that dyn["this"] = "that" pre-loading lookup table values, employee/item details, etc.. copytodynarray is an easily replicated and often overlooked concept
42 hours ago
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KBNV
Fonts in Win10 v1809
I just set up Paradox on a new system running the latest ver of Win 10 (1809).  My reports on the new system required a complete revision of the fonts used in the report.  I've been using the same ones for years and the fonts have always migrated to the new system.  This time, however, the fonts are not available in the properties, font drop down for any of the fields in my report.  The fonts are installed in the usual place and are available to the other myriad programs.  I installed Paradox from an X9 disc which I know doesn't make a difference.  I even uninstalled Paradox from the system and reinstalled using the X8 disc in the hope that it would make a difference.  It, of course, did not.  I am using other fonts that provide a similar impact.  But, not the same. Any body have any suggestions? Thanks in advance. Karen
Posted to MB Topic: Paradox Reports
21 days ago
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Steven.G
so.. the font isn't seen by paradox, but is seen by everything else ordinary font? unusual font? is anything else from the WP Suite installed? same issue?
21 days ago
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ForestCat
Export All Custom ObjectPal Code?
Hi, It's probably asking a lot, but is there some way to get a nicely formated (indented) document  listing all the ObjectPAL attached to a form?  Thanks for reading
Posted to MB Topic: ObjectPAL
30 days ago
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Neil.N
 Thank you, Steven, that's awesome.  Of course I feel stupid that the capability is built in to the language itself and I didn't find it.  I was looking for it in the ui, but alas, it was burried in the 1000+ pages of paper manuals I got (and still have) w/ Borland Paradox For Windows in '93.  Ah those were the days ;-)
30 days ago
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PS_1789
Printing in Windows10
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Posted to MB Topic: Paradox Setup, Vista, etc.
32 days ago
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Steven.G
file/open the library program/compile file/save simple, and nothing will change.. but.. if the forms scripts and reports are all delivered (fdl not fsl, rdl not rsl, etc), you have to recompile EVERYTHING
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PS_291
PDOX11 over MSSQL (ODBC) - Schema in Table Names
Might anyone here know a way to configure ODBC/SQLEXPRESS under the BDE to return table names without a schema prefix (i.e., tablename rather than dbo.tablename)? Should I be looking at a different SQL DB?  Ideally, I’d like to point the alias that currently references the main paradox database to one referencing tables ported to sql and look at what needs fixing from there.  Thanks to a tool created and shared on codeproject by one of the forum members (thanks Igor!), database conversion to SQLEXPRESS went surprisingly easily, with only a few minor field type changes needed across hundreds of tables. I’m connecting to the SQL db fine from paradox via odbc. That said, I’ll consider a different back end (Firebird? PostgreSQL?) if it means the Paradox app will require fewer changes; I’m dealing with many forms and lots of code and porting the back end is a step toward a full conversion away from Paradox. Thanks! John
87 days ago
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Steven.G
> The real surprise has been just how much has worked without major re-factoring < that is VERY cool
43 days ago
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Douglas.M
1. A Customized Software Glitch That Was Not

This article discusses what seemed to initially be a Corel Paradox programming glitch in objectPAL language that was actually something completely different.

Posted to KB Topic: ObjectPAL Coding
6 months ago
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John Andres
2. open table
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9 months ago
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Douglas.M
3. How to Make Programmed Paradox Queries with Microsoft Notepad

Takeaway: This article discusses a technique I use to create ObjectPAL queries that can easily be modified for other purposes such as customized reporting.

Posted to KB Topic: ObjectPAL Coding
52 months ago, and updated 7 months ago
(4 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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Douglas.M
4. Paradox ObjectPAL Email Blast Programming

This article will discuss an ObjectPAL coding technique I use to send out an “email blast” from a Paradox data table of email addresses via a third party email client.

Posted to KB Topic: ObjectPAL Coding
52 months ago, and updated 7 months ago

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  Code Snippet Created
1. Array 3/23/2010
2. Sort Records 2/8/2010
3. Filter Records 2/7/2010
4. Find Record 2/7/2010
5. Edit Record 2/7/2010
6. Record Movement 2/7/2010
7. Comments 1/1/2009
8. subStr 1/1/2009
9. End of Statement 1/1/2009
10. Case Sensitivity 1/1/2009

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1. Array Data Structures 3/20/2010
2. Sort Records Database 2/8/2010
3. Filter Records Database 2/7/2010
4. Find Record Database 2/7/2010
5. Edit Record Database 2/7/2010
6. Record Movement Database 2/7/2010
7. Comments Language Basics 1/1/2009
8. Left of String Commands 1/1/2009
9. Prevent Derivation OOP Details 1/1/2009
10. Abstraction OOP Details 1/1/2009

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{Too Long!} 2 TF {Too Long!} Paradox & ObjectPAL
{Too Long!} 3 MC {Too Long!} OPAL: Language Basics
What are the logical operators? 1 MC {Too Long!} OPAL: Language Basics
{Too Long!} 1 MC ObjectPAL Assignment (=) OPAL: Language Basics
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Which statement is true? 2 MC {Too Long!} OPAL: Language Details
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{Too Long!} 2 TF {Too Long!} OPAL: Language Basics
{Too Long!} 1 MC {Too Long!} OPAL: Language Basics
{Too Long!} 1 YN {Too Long!} OPAL: Language Basics

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