July 20, 1998

Menus & Toolbars for Frame and Sheets

Question: I would like to build two toolbars on the screen. The first is one that goes along the top of the screen that is associated with the menu in

Formatting output

Question: I’m trying to format the output of the select query that I have done. The fields in the database are too large to parse easily, so they need to

Royalty fee

Question: I’d like to know if there’s any royaltyto be paid when I distribute the applications I did in PowerBuilder. Answer: No, you can distribute PB client applications royalty-free. You

Color Dialog (Common Dialog)

Question: How can I use the CHOOSECOLOR WIN32 API with Powerbuilder? Answer: Create a custom user object and declare the following local structure:long lstructsizeulong hwndownerulong hinstancelong rgbresultblob lpcustcolorslong flagslong lcustdatalong

Identity Primary Key column

Question: I have a recurring problem inserting rows into tables that have a column that is “int IDENTITY PRIMARY KEY.” At some point in the life of the table, I


Question: I am trying to back up a database to a disk backup device over a network. When I attempt my backup, I encounter an error 5 ? Access denied.

Automating DBCC checks

Question: I need to run DBCC checks on my databases every week, but I was advised not to use the databasewizards in MS SQL 6.5. Can DBCCs be setup to