Objects and Controls
This book is for programmers who use PowerBuilder® to
build client/server or multitier applications. It describes
the system-defined objects in PowerBuilder and their default properties,
functions, and events.
For detailed information about the properties, functions,
and events described in this book, see the PowerScript
Reference and the DataWindow Reference.
For a complete list of PowerBuilder documentation, see PowerBuilder
Other sources of information
Use the Sybase® Getting
Started CD and the Sybase Product Documentation Web site to learn
more about your product:
The Getting Started
CD contains release bulletins and installation guides in PDF format.
It is included with your software. To read or print documents on
the Getting Started CD, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which you
can download at no charge from the Adobe Web site using a link provided
on the CD.
The Sybase Product Documentation Web site is accessible
using a standard Web browser. In addition to product documentation,
you will find links to EBFs/Maintenance, Technical Documents,
Case Management, Solved Cases, newsgroups, and the Sybase Developer Network.
To access the Sybase Product Documentation Web site, go to Product Documentation
Sybase EBFs and software updates
You need to have the latest information on bug fixes and updates.
Finding the latest information on EBFs and software
Point your Web browser to the Sybase Support Page
Select EBFs/Updates. Enter user name
and password information, if prompted (for existing Web accounts)
or create a new account (a free service).
Select a product.
Specify a time frame and click Go.
Click the Info icon to display the EBF/Update
report, or click the product description to download the software.
The formatting conventions used in this manual are:
Retrieve and Update
When used in descriptive text, this
variable or file
When used in descriptive text and syntax descriptions,
Menu names and menu items are displayed
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If you need help
Each Sybase installation that has purchased a support contract
has one or more designated people who are authorized to contact
Sybase Technical Support. If you cannot resolve a problem using
the documentation or online help, please have the designated person
contact Sybase Technical Support or the Sybase subsidiary in your