Powerbuilder Documentation 8.0

Powerbuilder Documentation 8.0

Chapter 5 Building an MDI Application – PB Docs 80

Chapter 5 Building an MDI Application About this chapter This chapter describes how to build a Multiple Document Interface (MDI) application in PowerBuilder. Contents Topic About MDI Building an MDI frame window Using sheets Providing MicroHelp Providing toolbars Sizing the client area About keyboard support in MDI applications Document get from Powerbuilder help Thank you…

About window instances – PB Docs 80

About window instances When you build an application, you may want to display several windows that are identical in structure but have different data values. For example, you may have a w_employee window and want to display information for two or more employees at the same time by opening multiple copies (instances) of the w_employee…

Modifying an existing style – PB Docs 80

Modifying an existing style The easiest way to get started building form styles is to copy an existing form style and work with it. By examining its structure and making small changes, you can quickly understand how form styles work. To begin by modifying an existing form style: Open the Library painter in PowerBuilder. Copy…

Chapter 36 Deploying Applications and Components – PB Docs 80

Chapter 36 Deploying Applications and Components About this chapter This chapter provides information you need to deploy applications and components to users’ computers and servers. It lists the files you need to deploy with various kinds of targets. For information about deploying Web targets, see Working with Web Targets . Contents Topic Deploying applications, components,…

Chapter 10 Using Drag and Drop in a Window – PB Docs 80

Chapter 10 Using Drag and Drop in a Window About this chapter This chapter describes how to make applications graphical by dragging and dropping controls. Contents Topic About drag and drop Drag and drop properties, events, and functions Identifying the dragged control Document get from Powerbuilder help Thank you for watching.

Advanced ways to manipulate OLE objects – PB Docs 80

Advanced ways to manipulate OLE objects In addition to OLE objects in controls and objects for automation, PowerBuilder provides an interface to the underpinnings of OLE data storage. OLE data is stored in objects called streams, which live in objects called storages. Streams and storages are analogous to the files and directories of a file…

Working with Transaction objects – PB Docs 80

Working with Transaction objects PowerBuilder uses a basic concept of database transaction processing called logical unit of work (LUW). LUW is synonymous with transaction. A transaction is a set of one or more SQL statements that forms an LUW. Within a transaction, all SQL statements must succeed or fail as one logical entity. There are…

Plug-ins and PowerBuilder window ActiveX controls – PB Docs 80

Plug-ins and PowerBuilder window ActiveX controls Plug-ins The following files must be deployed to users’ computers if you are using DataWindow or window plug-ins: Name Required for NPPBA80.DLL Standard window plug-in NPPBS80.DLL Secure window plug-in NPDWE80.DLL DataWindow plug-in Installed path C:Program FilesSybasePowerBuilder 8.0Internet ToolsPlugins Deployment path Browser plugins directory. Notes All plug-ins require a browser…

Chapter 23 Building an EAServer Client – PB Docs 80

Chapter 23 Building an EAServer Client About this chapter This chapter explains how to build a PowerBuilder client that accesses an EAServer component. For information about secure connections, see Chapter 24, “Using SSL in PowerBuilder clients”. Contents Topic About building an EAServer client Connecting to EAServer Generating EAServer proxy objects Invoking component methods Using the…

GenerateGUID function – PB Docs 80

GenerateGUID function Description Creates a globally unique identifier (GUID) that can be used as a class ID (CLSID) when you register an object and its type library in the Windows registry. Both the object and its type library have a GUID. Controls PowerBuilder.Application (automation server) Syntax

Argument Description automationobject When PowerBuilder is the OLE…