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  1. Thread: Floating labels

    by DaveR
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    Re: Floating labels

    very cool, thanks
  2. Thread: Floating labels

    by DaveR
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    Re: Floating labels

    Flado,

    can I see what your example field now looks like? I'm curious as to the effect.
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    Re: Studio - sort tabs

    Knew it would be there somewhere. Thanks gents.

    However it reveals inconsistency in my casing of filenames.... win some, ...
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    Re: Studio - sort tabs

    <strokes chin....> veeeeeeeeeery interesting... might try that Saturday. Thanks Peter.

    Then again that would be a quick change to the next version of the Studio, wouldn't it?
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    Re: Studio - sort tabs

    I'll suffer for my art then, seems like it wouldn't be difficult but googling 'sort tabs' gets hits in excel and a dozen other applications so I guess it's a common issue .... :(
  6. Re: I Guess this is how we replace the junior Programmers?

    finally we can retire....
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    Studio - sort tabs

    Is there a way to sort tabs alphabetically in the studio? I had 100 or so open this morning and very quickly got fed up of manually reordering them.:(
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    Re: Terminal Services Computer Name (WTSQuerySessionInformation)

    Oh, look what I started :cool:.

    eventually, as there are no other people running in a VM we are letting it slide. Hell, it works.

    Single least-professional line of code I have ever committed,...
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    Re: Terminal Services Computer Name (WTSQuerySessionInformation)

    Just stumbled over this myself, sorta. We've identified our PCs using this approach since the days of DF2.3 and 286 boxes.

    In the last 12 months we have replaced Wyse boxes and Citrix with Windows...
  10. Thread: Studio wierdness

    by DaveR
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    Re: Studio wierdness

    ditto, +1 etc
  11. Thread: readln bug

    by DaveR
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    Re: readln bug

    It was mid 1990s when I first asked vendors to send copies of invoices in csv or spreadsheet (Lotus 123 back then!). As of 2020 we have about 5% complying. It didn't stop us using the 'load from csv'...
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    Re: Spellcheck function for DF20

    :cool: read the whole thread Dave...
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    Re: All aboard the COBOL train!

    Assembler on RCA Spectra (and ICL470 because IBM's was called then 3-60) and using 7-track paper tape!
    Then, very quickly thereafter, COBOL, which took a 6-week course in London that included my...
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    Re: iPhone or Android ?

    iPhones, and that's what I prescribe in the office except for the few staff who regularly lose them, who get real cheapo Androids, and the boss of bosses who has both. iPhone XR in my case, and an 11...
  15. Re: Aplication impact in changing column types from date to datetime

    I heard that story when I first started with what eventually become DB2 so it's either a fact or common belief. And no, ancient as I am, I didn't start on databases in 1754...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to the DataFlex Hangout!

    'religion AND politics' is okay though... :cool:
  17. Thread: DataFlex 2020

    by DaveR
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    Re: DataFlex 2020

    How about going straight to 2021?
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    Re: groundhog day squared, or cubed

    0xc000041d, not 14d

    19.1 on win10 - fails on two dev machines in the same place, also fails when run directly. Under the debugger there's no event that I can see, but run directly it produces an...
  19. Re: Looks like CONNID values are case sensitive now.

    I think the Worsley effect is more viral than .....
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    groundhog day squared, or cubed

    Came to look up 0xc000014d errors and found that of the 5 posts on the topic 2 were originated by me, in 2015 and 2018, and neither was resolved, just worked around or went away.

    Remote working...
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    Re: COVID-19 and software

    I'm waiting for this shoe to fall... Our gubmint has all this legislation still under discussion. We don't have income tax, of course, but we have mandatory pension and health insurance, oh and we...
  22. Thread: Educ

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    Re: Educ

    and all this time I've been calling it O.P.S....

    Hope Educ is going well. With my insomnia I probably could have signed up. 3am start though I'd have probably have dropped off before the first...
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    Re: Can't Open Tables

    wow.

    An approach I'm thinking about is to have an E:\DFLibs\19.1\ and put everything under there, then have a separate repository for libraries

    You could maybe map a drive letter (is that still...
  24. Thread: C_$CompileDate

    by DaveR
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    Re: C_$CompileDate

    I like that approach. I'm really bad at keeping version info up to date and a build date and time would be far more informative. We've some users who've got shortcuts to old (pre 19.1) versions of...
  25. Thread: Our times

    by DaveR
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    Re: Our times

    +1, to all. Iíve also been repaying some technical debt, and even had time to test a few things before releasing them :cool:
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