April 17, 2000

Kill the Browser’s Offset Bug

On May 9, Mark Williams contributed the following:Manoj Singh’s tip to “Kill the Browser’s Offset Bug” was only partially correct. You can fix this “bug” under Netscape as well as

Set Home Page with DHTML

DHTML intrinsic behavior gives advantage to changing the user’s home page to the current page. The style block, which goes in the of the document, associates the home page class

Activating Trim Trailing Blanks

Question: How do I activate trim trailing blanks from No to Yes? Answer: The SET ANSI PADDING statement controls the setting you are referring to. When a table is being

Folder Removal

Question: How do you delete folders like Front Page, Outlook Express and the like? Answer: Well, from the command line you have several options. You can use DelTree to remove

Renaming a SQL Column

Question: Can I rename a SQL column without making a new table or relying on GUI? Answer: The ALTER TABLE ALTER COLUMN SYNTAX supports either dropping an existing column or

Writing Null Values to a File

Question: What’s the best way to write null values in file, then read them back from file? Answer: If you are using the built-in PowerBuilder functions to read the data