Even after years many Pick people aren’t quite sure how atb7 or 8 work, they just put something one place, then the other, and if it works they leave it […]
The following is some great information posted to the Raining Data web forum by Robert Burke, their new Technical Support Director. I’ve posted it here verbatim for your benefit.
I’ve had some recent experience with communications failures and I found the solution was to turn off a setting on my Network Interface Card (NIC) that I never knew existed. […]
Once in a while, people will ask questions in a Usenet forum that have nothing to do with the actual forum topic. One of our colleagues asked about the nature […]
The last several months have been hell as far as getting and sending email, and for a while dynamic pages on this site (like this blog) were returning server errors […]
From the "give um an inch" department, it seems people aren’t happy with eliminating the back button from the browser. Eliminating all of the browser buttons wasn’t good enough either. […]
How’d you like to get complex text and image formatting into your DesignBais forms? How’d you like to edit that text with a WYSIWYG editor, without having to see any […]
You can easily find answers elsewhere to the security problem documented here, but since one of my recent posts might lead you into the problem I thought I’d provide the […]
I have code that updates the Outlook Calendar from MV apps. I decided to hook it up with DesignBais. This is just too cool.
Over a year ago I posted some freeware for Microsoft Outlook which eliminates junk out of email Subject lines. It really helps when searching and sorting. I update it periodically […]
Once in a while this question comes up about what to do when the user hits the Back button in a browser app. Well, the italian in me says "break […]
One of the neat things about DesignBais is that the product itself is written in DesignBais. This isn’t uncommon in the world today. Java is written in Java, C is […]
Steven Dorst asked about setting D3 time from the host OS. Here are some notes about setting the OS or MV time from either environment.
The beginning of this important information about Daylight Saving Time has been provided by Brian Coles as part of his valuable information about AIX which I’ve placed in another article. The […]
This information has been provided by Brian Coles, AIX Engineer. If you use AIX or have clients using it, you will especially want to read this.
I originally started this Time category (see categories in right margin) just to document one issue, the coming of Daylight Saving Time changes. It seems there are a number of […]
Over the years there seems to be continuing confusion on how the D3 OSFI works, and confusion with the similarly named FSI. In this first tip on this topic, I’ll provide […]
Dear CDBMA Pick User Group member, as you are well aware, we haven’t had a meeting for two years now. Is it lack of interest? Lack of material? Have you […]
One of the less intuitive aspects of working with DesignBais is that things aren’t always done directly. We don’t always use Field=Data to assign data to a field. We frequently […]
Part 1 on Launching a URL provided details about how to launch a complex URL from a DesignBais form. In this Part 2 of 2 I’ll show you how to send […]