Re: SET PRINT OPTION Fails on a New Macbook Air

2019-05-17 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Not sure if you're on 32-bit or 64-bit, but printing on 64-bit is fussier -- it wants to have paper sizes assigned with SET PRINT OPTION that match exactly the printer you're printing to, otherwise it sets OK to zero and it won't print. The workaround I found, since different drivers have

Re: Windows Server transition - Best Practice Advice

2019-05-07 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I keep 4D Server in Program Files and the structure and data etc on a different storage system. If this was an OEM or merged app I would keep everything on the separate storage. > On May 7, 2019, at 12:45 AM, Tom Benedict wrote: > > Hi Ed, > > We had 4D Server and all 4D files including

Re: Windows Server transition - Best Practice Advice

2019-05-06 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
One point - in Windows Server 2016, Windows Defender is turned on by default (antivirus/anti-malware). You'll definitely want to either write exclusions for all 4D-related directories and file types, or disable it altogether (you can do a Google search for how to completely disable it if your

Re: Split Screen Support with 4D and MacOS?

2019-04-30 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
You could use Exposé to put your code windows side by side. Or just drag methods from one Explorer window to another. > On Apr 30, 2019, at 6:05 PM, Tom Benedict via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Am I missing something? If not, how do others work with two 4D structures on >

Re: 4D v17 R5 file and folder objects !!!

2019-04-24 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Time references for documents are a good weed-out mechanism - if you can find a millennial who just gets it, you have a keeper... :) > On Apr 24, 2019, at 2:51 AM, Bruno LEGAY via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Hi, > > I just noticed in 4D v17 R5 the new file and folder objets...

Re: Setting to not Open Methods into One Window

2019-04-23 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
It’s a strange setting. I couldn’t find it either and ended up posting a question too. So bizarre! > On Apr 23, 2019, at 10:57 PM, Douglas von Roeder wrote: > > Jeffrey: > > You mean the one labeled “Window tabbing (macOS only)”? :-) > > I simply did not see it.

Re: Setting to not Open Methods into One Window

2019-04-23 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
It is (was) in the first tab. > On Apr 23, 2019, at 6:18 PM, Douglas von Roeder wrote: > > Jeff: > > That’s what I was expecting but I don’t see a setting that allows me to shut > it off. > > Which “tab” would it be under?

Re: Setting to not Open Methods into One Window

2019-04-23 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Use tabbed windows setting in 4D prefs? > On Apr 23, 2019, at 6:03 PM, Douglas von Roeder via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Using V17R3 64-bit on the Mac and methods are opening in the main window. > > Is there a was to change this behavior?

Re: I really recommend the 4D World Tour

2019-04-11 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I agree - it's easy to cherry-pick examples that are well-suited to ORDA. The ORDA engine is definitely fast, but our tests show that the classic commands are still faster overall. You just have to write a lot more code. In my tests in client/server mode (and 4D always demos ORDA in

Re: LEP - hide console?

2019-04-09 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Hi Pat, Did you try calling SET ENVIRONMENT VARIABLE with the _4D_OPTION_HIDE_CONSOLE option? It works with normal batch windows... not sure about PowerShell windows. https://doc.4d.com/4Dv15/4D/15.6/SET-ENVIRONMENT-VARIABLE.301-3817570.en.html Jeff > On Apr 9, 2019, at 5:34 AM, Pat Bensky

Re: PDF viewing alternative in v17/64 bit

2019-04-08 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Are you sure it's a 64-bit client and that the embedded web area setting is marked? The Google viewer only works in 64-bit 4D. > -Original Message- > From: 4D_Tech <4d_tech-boun...@lists.4d.com> On Behalf Of Piotr Chabot > Stadhouders via 4D_Tech > Sent: Monday, April 8, 2019 6:16 AM >

Re: PDF viewing alternative in v17/64 bit

2019-03-27 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
If I get time I’m going to try updating the open source pdfjs files in that component and see if it fixes that stuff. The version in my component is a bit old. > Strangely, using right click to print, the pdf document is printed 50% > reduced at center of page: any idea,

PDF viewing alternative in v17/64 bit

2019-03-27 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Just ran into a nice surprise in 4D v17 on 64-bit using the embedded "Blink" web area... it has a very nice cross-platform PDF viewer built in. Just pass the path of a PDF into WA Open URL and it will display exactly the same on both Mac and Windows -- no plug-ins or extra configuration

Re: Call workers allowing multiple threads to run at once.

2019-03-25 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
That's the point of workers. You queue up messages for the worker to handle, in order, so your calling method doesn't block. > On Mar 25, 2019, at 4:33 PM, Eric Naujock via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > But I have found that my loop pushing photos to the server moves so fast it

Re: Current time (*) incorrect today on v17?

2019-03-18 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Our server disconnected all users and stopped responding at the time of the time change in v17.1. Coincidence? > On Mar 18, 2019, at 9:42 AM, Alan Tilson via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Just wanted to let everyone know that this is still happening in v17.0. Does > anyone know

Re: Current time (*) incorrect today on v17?

2019-03-18 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
It was supposed to have been fixed in 17.0 HF4. > On Mar 18, 2019, at 9:42 AM, Alan Tilson via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Hello out there, > Just wanted to let everyone know that this is still happening in v17.0. Does > anyone know if it is fixed in v17.1? > Thanks,

Re: Apple Notary Service

2019-03-15 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I think Miyako has something on his github account... > On Mar 15, 2019, at 12:02 PM, Cannon Smith via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Has anyone tried to notarize a built 4D application with Apple yet? Is it > possible with 4D? > > Thanks.

Re: 4D V16 R6 Vs 4D V16.5

2019-03-13 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I definitely agree that 4D's new internal processes and continuous delivery model have improved product quality a LOT. There's no way I would have ever considered putting a .0 release into production, but we did just that with v17.0. > On Mar 13, 2019, at 9:02 AM, GI -AJAR via 4D_Tech

Re: 4D V16 R6 Vs 4D V16.5

2019-03-13 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
It's really not that hard, nor that unusual. Is Windows Server 2008R2 a beta of Windows Server 2012? Nope. It's an incremental release with new features. > On Mar 13, 2019, at 6:14 AM, Bernd Fröhlich via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Maybe all the folks at 4D understand how

Re: 4D Server v17.1 and time change

2019-03-11 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
No, not at all since v17.0 initial release. > On Mar 11, 2019, at 7:07 PM, Cannon Smith > wrote: > > Thanks. Good to know it has been solid otherwise. > > P.S. Have you seen the delayed process not waking up issue since moving to > v17.1?

Re: 4D Server v17.1 and time change

2019-03-11 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
t; Good luck. > > -- > Cannon.Smith > Synergy Farm Solutions Inc. > Aetna, AB Canada > > > > >> On Mar 10, 2019, at 9:20 AM, Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> >> wrote: >> >> Did anyone else have any

4D Server v17.1 and time change

2019-03-10 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Did anyone else have any weirdness with their 4D Server v17.1 and the change to Daylight Savings Time this morning? Most, but not all, of our users got disconnected around the time of the change, the SQL server and the 4D Server UDP port that broadcasts the server name stopped responding (we

Re: What is "DirectWrite API" and "GDI API"?

2019-03-03 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Different low level APIs in Windows for handling fonts and graphics. GDI is older. > On Mar 3, 2019, at 9:55 PM, Jeremy French via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > What is the meaning of: ** 4D Internet Users

Re: Highlighting rows using Row Font Color Array

2019-03-03 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
If the color of your text is black, make sure the font color is set to automatic and not black. If you have other font colors that you want to reverse when they are selected, you have to do this yourself per the blog. > On Mar 3, 2019, at 4:14 PM, James Knight via 4D_Tech

Re: Replacing FootRunner in v16

2019-03-01 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
This technique works great by the way. Add K @4D pointed this out to us last summer, and we implemented a secure, locked down way to do this in our compiled application; it has really saved us a few times! -- Jeffrey Kain jeffrey.k...@gmail.com > On Feb 23, 2019, at 4:24 AM, GI -AJAR via

Re: Can'r run as a service on Windows 2016

2019-02-27 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Pretty weird... I didn't have to change anything else, but I never tried connecting a client on the server machine while 4D Server was running as a service. Can you connect from a client over the network? Clients on the server machine seem to use an optimized protocol that doesn't involve

Re: Can'r run as a service on Windows 2016

2019-02-27 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
We have 4D Server v17 HF3 set up as a service on Windows Server 2016. I checked the service properties -- the "Log on as:" is set to "Local System account" and "Allow Service to interact with desktop" is checked. I also have FireDaemon installed to make it easy to bounce into the "session 0"

Re: Where to Find Docs and Source Code for 4D Pop

2019-02-14 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Hey Doug - try this: https://kb.4d.com/assetid=75217 > On Feb 14, 2019, at 3:41 PM, Douglas von Roeder via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Can someone point me in the right direction for the source code and docs > for 4D Pop?

Re: Closing a window with another application in focus

2019-02-07 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Kirk/Albert Brooks pointed me in the right direction -- if you open the window with Open Form Window, then the behavior is just automatic. If you open the window with Open Window, then you need to enable the On Close Box event and write a handler for that event. 64-bit seems pickier/more

Closing a window with another application in focus

2019-02-05 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
On macOS - some of the windows in my application will close if I click on the close box while another application has the focus, but others don't. Does anyone know what the secret is for this? They all close fine if 4D is the frontmost application - even if other 4D windows are on top I can

Re: BUG OR FEATURE

2019-02-04 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Could it be the difference between a 32-bit client and a 64-bit client? 64-bit clients on Mac get access to more printer driver features than the 32-bit client. > On Feb 4, 2019, at 2:17 PM, Charles Miller via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > When I am connected to an uncompiled

Re: Does 4D 64-bit Volume desktop use more than 1 core?

2019-01-31 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
You can click it right click on the summary graph and have it display individual cores. > On Jan 31, 2019, at 4:31 AM, Epperlein, Lutz (agendo) via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Just out of curiosity, how can I visualize the use of the CPU cores on > Windows > using some

Re: Does 4D 64-bit Volume desktop use more than 1 core?

2019-01-30 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
No, not at all. You have to first mark the method that's called first from New Process as preemptive. That method, plus all methods called by that method, and all methods called by those methods, must be written in a preemptive-safe manner (i.e. no UI, no unsafe commands, no plug-ins). If all

Re: Does 4D 64-bit Volume desktop use more than 1 core?

2019-01-30 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Compiled 64-bit Volume Desktop can use more than one core, depending upon how you write your code. 64-bit 4D is required, as is being compiled, in the current implementation. You need to write preemptive-safe methods and your methods need to be marked as preemptive in the method properties.

Re: 4D Server V17.0 crashing on database open

2019-01-28 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Have you tried rebooting the server? Once in awhile our server will get into a pattern like this and the only solution is a reboot. I believe, but haven't proven yet, that it has something to do with 4D Server not closing all of its ports correctly when you shut down. > On Jan 28, 2019, at

Getting the workstation name for a locked record

2019-01-23 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
We have a bunch of dedicated job clients that all log in to 4D with the same username. When a locked record occurs (I'm using LOCKED BY), I want to display the workstation name that's holding the lock... is there a way to get this, other than to assign each workstation a unique username? Jeff

Interesting behavior diffference 32-bit vs 64-bit

2019-01-17 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
If you take the Num of a string and store it into a longint variable, and the converted value is greater than MAXLONG, in 32-bit mode you'll get the value of MAXLONG in the variable (something around 2.14B). In 64-bit you'll get the overflowed negative number.

Re: Socket Communication

2019-01-15 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
+1 for pusher. Very handy for integration. > On Jan 15, 2019, at 4:57 PM, Welsh Harris via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > This is worth a look: > https://pusher.com > > - setup a pusher channel in your pusher account > - browsers subscribe to a pusher

Re: MSC: why "Checking list of deleted records ..." persists?

2019-01-12 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
If it is just one table you can export the records, TRUNCATE TABLE, and import. This is basically a one table compact and resets the address table too. > On Jan 12, 2019, at 11:29 AM, Spencer Hinsdale via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Hi Kirk, > > Isn’t there an option for

Re: Sales Tax Solutions for 4D

2019-01-04 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
That's the build-it-by-hand way. I'm guessing he's using ITK or NTK to open a connection directly? HTTP Get or HTTP Request would be a lot easier. -- Jeffrey Kain jeffrey.k...@gmail.com > On Jan 4, 2019, at 9:23 PM, John DeSoi via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Why are you

Re: XML to JSON

2018-12-19 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Awesome - thank you! ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D iNUG) Archive: http://lists.4d.com/archives.html Options: https://lists.4d.com/mailman/options/4d_tech Unsub: mailto:4d_tech-unsubscr...@lists.4d.com

XML to JSON

2018-12-19 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Anyone have some tested, robust XML to JSON code they'd be willing to share? All of a sudden the PHP library we're using for this is failing. I'm guessing it must be data related (the data is coming from a 3rd party), but it would be cool to have a good solution in native 4D instead of using

Re: Native 4D to make REST request to Django application

2018-12-11 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
HTTP AUTHENTICATE will build these headers for you. > On Dec 10, 2018, at 9:43 PM, Lee Hinde via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > HTTP AUTHENTICATE($user;$password) > for the request to get the token. > > Thereafter I used the token in the header and built the headers using arrays

Re: SQL query for the current date

2018-12-03 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Thanks for the idea... very clever. Unfortunately 4D still won't do an indexed query in this case like it does when passed a literal. > On Dec 3, 2018, at 7:49 PM, Keisuke Miyako via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > SQL functions such as CURRENT_DATE() seems to return a TIMESTAMP,

Error in backup index definitions

2018-12-03 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I'm trying to compact my structure file, but it seems to be failing due to this error in the "Compacting Backup Index Definitions" step: Problem on index definition [index #1339] : Field reference is invalid I queried the _User_Indexes system table, but there is no index #1339 (it skips over

SQL query for the current date

2018-11-30 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I'm trying to query 4D Server via the SQL engine from another application, and it seems like if you use CURRENT_DATE() or CURDATE(), the query is always sequential even if an index is available. Example: SELECT InvoiceID from Invoices WHERE CreatedDate=CURRENT_DATE() ... does a sequential

Re: Sending Attachment

2018-11-28 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Is SMTP_Attachment expecting a unix-style path? You might try converting it to a Mac style path since the 4DIC plug-in is so old. See: http://doc.4d.com/4Dv15/4D/15.6/Convert-path-POSIX-to-system.301-3817259.en.html > On Nov 24, 2018, at 1:09 PM, C Michael Jones via 4D_Tech >

Re: "Failed to create WIC imaging factory"

2018-11-28 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Looks like possibly a screwed up OS. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/fail-create-wic-imaging-factory/b01e6258-b7b5-4c6d-b0b9-65554958378c https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/wic/-wic-api I'd start by creating a new user account and see if the problem resolves.

Re: AreaList Pro version 10.1 released

2018-11-27 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Best version of ALP ever. We've been using the final candidate builds in production for a few months now in 32-bit and 64-bit and it's rock solid. > On Nov 27, 2018, at 1:24 PM, Philippe Ganter via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > http://www.e-node.net/alp >

Re: v16.4 Desktop application, Rejected

2018-11-25 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Used to be that you could update the OpenSSL DLL file manually to a newer version. Might be worth a try. -- Jeffrey Kain jeffrey.k...@gmail.com > On Nov 25, 2018, at 7:37 AM, Carl Aage Wangel via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > I ran FlexNet Code Aware on the Desktop

Re: Using a mirror for web serving

2018-11-25 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Should work great - we do a similar thing internally where we use a 4D mirror server as an internal read-only sql reporting server. -- Jeffrey Kain jeffrey.k...@gmail.com > On Nov 25, 2018, at 11:41 AM, David Rose via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Is anyone using New log

Re: Form Scaling & Optimal Fonts...

2018-11-20 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Yes - referring to the built in style sheet called Automatic. You need to make a new style sheet that uses the system fonts to get the correct one. > On Nov 19, 2018, at 9:50 PM, Keisuke Miyako via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > are you sure? > > just tested, OBJECT Get font on

Re: Form Scaling & Optimal Fonts...

2018-11-19 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
The Automatic style sheet on Mac still pick the wrong font on 10.11 and later. It uses Helvetica Neue instead of San Francisco. And among other gripes, the search widget from the object library is very out of date also, style wise. Lucida Grande, sunken rounded edges, etc. > On Nov 18,

Re: Mojave, dark mode and v17

2018-11-13 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
You can set up your own dark mode to write code. > On Nov 13, 2018, at 6:37 AM, Jeremy Roussak via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > I’m slightly surprised there’s been no response to this from anyone at 4D. > Dark mode is a pleasant environment in which to write code and it’s

Re: Mac Mojave and v17?

2018-11-09 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Nothing too serious in my experience. There's some odd flickering when you resize windows, but I haven't had any functionality issues. > On Nov 9, 2018, at 3:18 PM, Dave Nasralla via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Anyone have any experience with this? I just picked up one of the

Re: Checkbox in collection based listbox

2018-11-07 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
It's a bug in the property list -- the option appears in either the 64-bit or the 32-bit version only (sorry - I don't remember which). Switch over to whichever version you're not using and set this property, and it will display fine in the other. Did that make sense? :) Jeff > On Nov 7,

Re: Backing up a VM - is it dangerous ?

2018-11-05 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Definitely not safe prior to v17. With v17 there's support for Volume Shadow Copy which puts the datafile in a safe state prior to VMWare taking a snapshot. -- Jeffrey Kain jeffrey.k...@gmail.com > On Nov 5, 2018, at 6:17 AM, Peter Jakobsson via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: >

Re: Current time (*) incorrect today on v17?

2018-11-04 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
ch-media] | Christian Sakowski > christian.sakow...@heubach-media.de > Tel: +49/(0)40/52 10 59-23 > > > > >> Am 04.11.2018 um 17:23 schrieb Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech >> <4d_tech@lists.4d.com>: >> >> Is anyone else seeing that current time (*) call

Re: Current time (*) incorrect today on v17?

2018-11-04 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Looks like restarting the server fixes it. > On Nov 4, 2018, at 12:29 PM, Jeffrey Kain wrote: > > Yep - everything is in synch as far as Windows is concerned - same time zone, > etc. Same time zone on the Mac as well. Two of our three servers yield the > wrong time on Mac clients (and maybe

Re: Current time (*) incorrect today on v17?

2018-11-04 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Yep - everything is in synch as far as Windows is concerned - same time zone, etc. Same time zone on the Mac as well. Two of our three servers yield the wrong time on Mac clients (and maybe Windows clients too) when asking for the server time. > On Nov 4, 2018, at 12:26 PM, Jeremy French via

Current time (*) incorrect today on v17?

2018-11-04 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Is anyone else seeing that current time (*) called from a Mac client to a Windows server running 4D v17 (HF3) is returning a time that's an hour ahead? The Windows time on the server is current, and current time on the server returns the correct time. But current time(*) from a client is an

Re: Structure Location--Best Practices...?

2018-11-02 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
same. I suppose this makes more sense if > the server is serving > 1 DB. > > Thanks, > > R > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Nov 1, 2018, at 5:25 PM, Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com&

Re: Structure Location--Best Practices...?

2018-11-01 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Separate drive from the OS in a folder named 4D - i.e. D:\4D\Data D:\4D\Structure D:\4D\Backup I'd stay away from Program Files and the root of C (but a C:\4D\ base folder would be fine if you only have one drive). Anything else should work - whatever is easy to manage for you. > On

Re: v16R6 Crashing on Compile

2018-10-25 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I'm remembering something about really long statements inside a Begin SQL or something like that. It's been fixed but I don't remember when. It was only if dot notation was either enabled or disabled. So maybe something like that? > On Oct 25, 2018, at 5:18 PM, Jim Hays via 4D_Tech

Re: Longing IDs or UUIDs as primary key?

2018-10-24 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
No it isn't. > On Oct 24, 2018, at 11:59 AM, Keith Culotta via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Is using them to link between tables (establish 4D Relations, correct?) a > hazardous practice? ** 4D Internet Users

Re: EAN8 barcode with Zint plugin

2018-10-15 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Does this list of IDs and codes look like it matches Miyako's plug-in? http://www.zint.org.uk/Manual.aspx?type=p=4 ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D iNUG) Archive: http://lists.4d.com/archives.html Options:

Re: SEND PACKET in a multi-process environment

2018-10-10 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
My first step on Windows with filesystem issues is to try without any antivirus/antimalware turned on. Can you whitelist the directories that you're logging to, or temporarily disable it altogether while you test? If you're not running any such package, disregard this advice... :) > On Oct

Re: Blank server administration window v17

2018-10-10 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Haven't seen this one - we've been running v17 since July (but on Windows Server 2016). 32-bit server or 64-bit server? How much RAM does the server have and what are your cache settings? > On Oct 10, 2018, at 7:48 AM, David Samson via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Having

Re: Printing A3 format on windows when scaling is not possible

2018-09-26 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
It used to be that if you didn't call PAGE SETUP you'd end up with really weird and random print job settings, like copies etc.. You had to tie this command to the page setup information saved with the form with a reasonably similar printer. So it's no longer needed at all? -- Jeffrey

Re: How to tie 4D to barcode readers?

2018-09-19 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Port 101/201/301 etc is COM1, 102/202/302 is COM2, etc. No real need for GET SERIAL PORT MAPPING on Windows. > On Sep 19, 2018, at 8:20 AM, Gary Willetts via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Anyone got any pointers on how to identify the > correct port to use with SET CHANNEL (I

Re: 4D v17 pause when printing to Canon ImageRunner printer

2018-09-19 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
How are you doing the printing on the server? If it's 64-bit and compiled have you tried doing the printing from a preemptive worker? > On Sep 19, 2018, at 9:37 AM, James Brown via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > We have a Xerox Phaser printer - printing to that does not have the

Re: Off topic: small office laser printer Mac OS

2018-09-17 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Anything by Brother. I've had really great luck with Brother and macOS, as have some of my colleagues. > On Sep 17, 2018, at 7:09 AM, Jim Dorrance via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > I need to buy a new color laser printer , either w-fi or ethernet, > that works without hassle

Re: Team Developer - Do all developers need to be on same minor version?

2018-08-28 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Hardly ever. Only if we make changes to it. > On Aug 28, 2018, at 3:01 PM, Dave Nasralla via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > Do you recompile each component with each > deploy for minors? > I've noticed 4D often does not complain if the component is even from > a different major

Re: Team Developer - Do all developers need to be on same minor version?

2018-08-28 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Nope... If 4D makes a major change to the protocol they'll block it. For deployment we try to have matching versions always. > On Aug 28, 2018, at 2:24 PM, Dave Nasralla via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > One of our systems is developed with 4D Server (Team Developer) with >

Re: How to tie 4D to barcode readers?

2018-08-24 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Most barcode readers also let you add a character to the start and end of a barcode. If you need more control than just entering the data into the current field, you can trap for these characters to position the cursor into the field that needs to accept the scan. For example, the character

Re: Check mark strangeness

2018-08-23 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I think we fixed this in our application a long time ago by checking the compatibility setting to save methods as Unicode. -- Jeffrey Kain jeffrey.k...@gmail.com > On Aug 22, 2018, at 11:56 PM, JOHN BAUGHMAN via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > I am going to change √ to #, but

Re: Sending Text Messages From 4D

2018-08-22 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Same here. > On Aug 22, 2018, at 10:10 AM, Darin Schroeder via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Tim, we've been using Twilio with a lot of success. > > https://www.twilio.com/sms ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D

Query for null/empty UUID

2018-08-21 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
What's the best way to query for a null/blank UUID () ? ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D iNUG) Archive: http://lists.4d.com/archives.html Options: https://lists.4d.com/mailman/options/4d_tech Unsub:

Re: Web Area display PDF

2018-08-20 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
No problem - I thought that was an error message from the demo until someone else reported it... :) > On Aug 20, 2018, at 12:54 PM, Jeffrey Kain wrote: > > Mac or Windows? > > I've only gotten this to work on Mac so far, even though the requirements for > PDFjs indicate it should work on

Re: Web Area display PDF

2018-08-20 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Sorry - looks like the link I posted earlier had expired. Try this one: https://1drv.ms/u/s!Akpn2ti2N9ePuRF0W74wLMHsvfzb > On Aug 20, 2018, at 8:30 AM, Jeffrey Kain wrote: > > I have a component that you can drop into any database - 32-bit or 64-bit - > that will render PDFs using

Re: Web Area display PDF

2018-08-20 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I wasn’t able to get it working in Windows. It seems really close though. But the IE rendering engine is so ancient. It ought to work fine on 4D Windows 64-bit with a Blink web area, but haven’t tried it yet. > On Aug 20, 2018, at 1:13 PM, Randy Engle <4d.l...@xc2.us> wrote: > > Jeff, >

Re: Web Area display PDF

2018-08-20 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Mac or Windows? I've only gotten this to work on Mac so far, even though the requirements for PDFjs indicate it should work on Microsoft's web engine. > On Aug 20, 2018, at 10:55 AM, Randy Engle <4d.l...@xc2.us> wrote: > > However, I'm getting a message: > > "This item might not exist or is

Re: Web Area display PDF

2018-08-20 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
will add a nice touch to the application. > > Luc Devar > >> On Aug 20, 2018, at 8:30 AM, Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> >> wrote: >> >> I have a component that you can drop into any database - 32-bit or 64-bit - >> that will render PDFs using Mozi

Re: Web Area display PDF

2018-08-20 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I have a component that you can drop into any database - 32-bit or 64-bit - that will render PDFs using Mozilla's open source PDFjs renderer. https://1drv.ms/u/s!Akpn2ti2N9ePuQFPa0jiG91YjE2z -- Jeffrey Kain jeffrey.k...@gmail.com > On Aug 20, 2018, at 8:16 AM, Piotr Chabot

Re: Sales Tax Solutions for 4D

2018-08-17 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Not compared to filing sales tax in every tax jurisdiction in every state (eventually) every month ourselves... > On Aug 17, 2018, at 1:00 AM, Kirk Brooks via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > So kinda pricey? ** 4D

Re: v17 Find in Design Client Server

2018-08-17 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Not seeing this here. > On Aug 17, 2018, at 3:35 AM, Douglas Cryer via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > So imagine my horror when I am seeing searches which would take several > seconds to complete in v15 taking several minutes to complete in v17. This > will mean more cups of

Re: Sales Tax Solutions for 4D

2018-08-16 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Probably all negotiated individually... > On Aug 16, 2018, at 5:40 PM, Kirk Brooks via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > What do they cost? ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D iNUG) Archive:

Re: Sales Tax Solutions for 4D

2018-08-16 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
We integrated with Avalara. Should have bought their stock before the Supreme Court ruling on sales tax... lol > On Aug 16, 2018, at 4:16 PM, Kirk Brooks via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> > wrote: > > That's a great tip. > > On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 10:20 AM Lee Hinde via 4D_Tech

Re: First day experience using 4D v17.0 HF1

2018-08-16 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Agreed. I do some remote development from home using 4D version 15. It's a cable modem on my end (150 down/12 up) to a large university halfway across the country. Development is very speedy once things get cached, and even using the application is pretty good with a few exceptions where

Re: Preferences Menu Item on macOS

2018-08-15 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
I'm guessing so... It used to be called Preferences which made more sense. > On Aug 15, 2018, at 5:00 PM, Douglas von Roeder wrote: > > "databaseSettings" = "Preferences"? > > After reading the footnotes, I see how you can get there from here.

Re: Preferences Menu Item on macOS

2018-08-15 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Here's the v17 list -- note that the constants have changed, and the backward-compatible constants seem to be causing problems. Make sure you change any existing ones to the new "ak ..." constants. http://doc.4d.com/4Dv17R2/4D/17-R2.1720/Standard-actions.300-3839558.en.html > On Aug 15,

Re: V17 and Edit menu (Copy)

2018-08-14 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Well, this is what it turned out to be. I had fixed a bunch of these places but I missed a small handful. I didn't report the issue either since it was such a simple little fix, but other developers converting to v17 should definitely be aware of this one. Thanks all, Jeff > On Aug 14, 2018,

Re: Some Older PCs Unable to run 4D Client in 64 bit

2018-08-14 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
It might have been on forums.4d.com - you need to have a certain level of chipset for 64-bit. Some level of SSE support is required. I think it's documented. > On Aug 14, 2018, at 12:44 PM, Dave Nasralla via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Just wondering if anyone else has run

Re: V17 and Edit menu (Copy)

2018-08-14 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Thanks for the tip - I ran across this too and had already changed all of those. I'm going to double-check though. > On Aug 14, 2018, at 11:53 AM, Dave Nasralla via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > > Yes I have seen this. The first thing I would look at is the command: > SET MENU

Re: ORDA runtime error - seems like a bug in 4D

2018-08-13 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Awesome - thanks Add. > On Aug 13, 2018, at 4:17 PM, Add Komoncharoensiri > wrote: > > Hi Jeff, > > We just confirmed that this is a bug occurs in 4D Remote only. We'll get it > reported to the team. > > Regards, > Add **

Re: ORDA runtime error - seems like a bug in 4D

2018-08-13 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Also, it only fails in client/server. Single user is fine. > On Aug 13, 2018, at 3:47 PM, Jeffrey Kain wrote: > > Well, "Levy"+Char(Quote)+"s" had no effect. I'll download HF1 tonight, but I > didn't see anything documented in the fix notes like this.

Re: ORDA runtime error - seems like a bug in 4D

2018-08-13 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Well, "Levy"+Char(Quote)+"s" had no effect. I'll download HF1 tonight, but I didn't see anything documented in the fix notes like this. Thanks, Tim! Jeff ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D iNUG) Archive:

Re: ORDA runtime error - seems like a bug in 4D

2018-08-13 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
Forgot to add - it fails as in 4D gives a runtime error every time trying to execute the query (this is from 4D Remote - haven't tried single user yet): Error code: 1806 (dbmg) URL is not well formed component: dbmg > On Aug 13, 2018, at 1:20 PM, Jeffrey Kain wrote: > > This fails

ORDA runtime error - seems like a bug in 4D

2018-08-13 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
This fails every time: C_OBJECT($selManuAbbv) $tManufacturerName:="Levy's" $selManuAbbv:=ds.ManufacturerAbbv.query("Manufacturer = :1";$tManufacturerName) It's due to the single-quote in the string. Is this a bug in 4D? ** 4D

Re: V17 and Edit menu (Copy)

2018-08-10 Thread Jeffrey Kain via 4D_Tech
What we are seeing is a lot more obvious - in the application mode the Copy menu item just becomes permanently disabled after awhile. We haven't found a pattern yet - it could well be something in our own code — but we haven’t changed our menu handling code in a long time. > On Aug 9, 2018,

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