January 16, 1998

Is there a PB code profiling utility?

Question: I was wondering whether you could direct me the appropriate product or contact for the following information.I am currently investigating the use of supporting test tools for PowerBuilder. In

Solving problems with Distributed PB Apps

Question: I had some problems with distributed applications. I developed a DPB project (both the server and the client). The server has a NVO that connects to a database and

Share Data from two primaries

Question: If I try to share data from one primary into the secondary, no problem. The problem occurs when I try to share data from two primaries into one secondary.

Changing Password in Oracle 7.3 database from PB

Question: I am creating a “Change Password” screen in PowerBuilder 5.0. The window basically accepts the password entered by the user, verifies it by connecting to the database, then tries

Bitmap size in PB toolbar

Question: How can I use a bitmap of 32X32 size for my toolbar icons? Does PB5.0 support this or is it necessary to shrink them to 16X16. Answer: The bitmap

Web Browser using VB 5

Question: I am currently writing software that will act as client and server software for a small ISP. I waswondering if there is any way to view web pagesusing Visual

Browsing with Netscape

Question: I need a way to find the “netscape.exe” file using VB. Then I want to send them to an Internet address using API. Answer: What if Netscape isn’t installed?

List boxes

Question: How can I put the output of a do-while loop in a list box then delete it for the next run?ex.o=0do (o=o+1)Randomize timerx=rnd( * 6)+1z=x*4Print z to loop Answer:

CD-ROM Detection

Question: How can I find the CD-Rom drive letter(s) from Visual Basic 5.0? Answer: The simplest method is to call the Win32 GetDriveType API against drives C:-Z:.Private Declare Function GetDriveType