Re: [UV] TAB characters in ED

2004-02-01 Thread Craig Bennett
emulators let you set the tab character spacing, etc. Checkout the source code to UV line editor in the UV account, in the BP file - ED.B. Regards David -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Craig Bennett Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 11:21 AM

Re: [UD] Creating PDF from PCL output

2004-02-02 Thread Craig Bennett
I believe Ghostscript will convert PCL to PDF. See http://www.ghostscript.com/ HTH, Craig ___ u2-users mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users

Re: [UV] XML conversion in UV 10.1

2004-02-29 Thread Craig Bennett
Are there also tools that enbable data to go the other direction - from XML to a standard UV file? Sorry if I'm not being specific enough, but I'm a newbie to XML. John, I haven't really used it (I wrote an XML parser back in UV 9.6 and can't justify the switch) but my scan of the docs for 10.1

Re: [UV] Recursive GOSUB

2004-03-01 Thread Craig Bennett
Dave, $LOCALSTART --- New construct Var1 = NewTest PRINT NewValue of Var1 = :Var1 $LOCALEND when you implemented this, did it add new opcodes or change the object format, or were the objects still backwards compatible with previous versions and the $LOCALxxx directives just

Re: [UV] Recursive GOSUB

2004-03-02 Thread Craig Bennett
Now, as to whether IBM could get the code and put it in... the answer is most likely NO. IBM and Ascential are separate organizations, and our code streams are separate and effectively protected. Ah, I thought you were suggesting this was work done at Ardent/Informix but never released. thanks

Re: Clarion interface to Pick

2004-03-04 Thread Craig Bennett
Hi Glenn, Does anyone know if there is an interface driver for Pick into Clarion, or if anyone has written such an interface? you could use ODBC (erk) but I believe that sockets will be the simplest answer. Depending on the version of Clarion you may have to buy sockets libraries (see

Re: Eclipse

2004-03-04 Thread Craig Bennett
Stuart, I saw an IBM presentation on Eclipse in 2002 and thought the same as you. Trouble is I am not a Java programmer and my prefferred editor is vi (which I wouldn't change for all the good things in the far off place). But as a platform for U2 tools, I can't think of a better spot than open

Re: Pre variable assignment and memory fragmentation

2004-03-15 Thread Craig Bennett
Hi Marco, You don't say if you are running UV or UD, but here is my guess for UV. I would like to understand the impact on memory fragmentation of repetitively DIMing an array or even doing a plain string assignment (with no change in size) e.g: Assuming you are running in an account flavour

Re: Modern Universe - was: The lists are closing

2004-03-28 Thread Craig Bennett
Well the list is certainly going to go out with a bang then :) - Original Message - From: Joe Eugene [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: U2 Users Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 1:24 PM Subject: RE: Modern Universe - was: The lists are closing PICK is LEGACY Technology

The U2 List is better than CDP

2004-03-29 Thread Craig Bennett
CDP is all very well, but the noice ratio can be quite high, not to mention the trolls. If we don't move to U2UG (and I think U2UG will be fine once we can reply by email and they clarify their intellectual property problem, and it would be nice if their emails contained a bit less guff) we

[AD] Re: Text file to PDF

2004-03-29 Thread Craig Bennett
Trevor, We have a product which will let you do this (and much much more) all from within UniVerse without any operating system or external dependencies. You can convert your reports in BASIC or from TCL, create sequentially if your input is large, squash wide format down to A4 add graphics,

Re: [AD] Re: Text file to PDF

2004-03-29 Thread Craig Bennett
within UniVerse without any operating system or external dependencies. Whoops, that should have been UniVerse or UniData. Craig -- u2-users mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users

Re: Data typing in MV Basic

2004-03-30 Thread Craig Bennett
Trevor, Now Will raises a terrific question. If A = 1 assigns 1 as numeric. How would you determine if A contained a numeric or a string in this case? in UV I think you want the DESCRINFO function According to the manual, DESCRINFO(X, 1) returns 0 unassigned variable 1 integer 2 numeric 3

Re: XML or WORD Format???

2004-04-01 Thread Craig Bennett
John, The goal is to have a copy of our invoice that can be opened in WORD or Excel. try generating RTF or generate XML in Word 2003 format. Craig -- u2-users mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users

Re: callHTTP

2004-04-05 Thread Craig Bennett
Hi Mike, UniVerse sockets will not strip CRLF. Attached is some old code I used to do HTTP requests for a screen scraping thing I was trying out when I couldn't get CALLHTTP to work as I expected. No promises that it will work, I haven't touched it in a while. I posted a trimmed version of

Re: UNCLASSIFIED Interface to from Microsoft Biztalk Server

2004-04-05 Thread Craig Bennett
Mike, I believe biztalk has a webservices (or possibly just XML over HTTP) connector. I would just do sockets/XML straight from UV. As I recall, the biztalk interface I saw defines was HORRENDOUSLY complex XML but only because it was automatically generated so the XML was correct for a business

Re: callHTTP

2004-04-05 Thread Craig Bennett
Attached is some old code I used to do HTTP requests for a screen scraping thing I was trying out when I couldn't get CALLHTTP to work as I expected. Sorry Mike, just remembered the lists trim attachments. Mail me off-list if you want the code. Craig -- u2-users mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[UV] MCP

2004-04-06 Thread Craig Bennett
Hi All, does anyone know how I can determine which characters are in the non-printable class on a NON-NLS system? We are runing uv 10.0. Thanks, Craig -- u2-users mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users

Re: [UV] MCP

2004-04-07 Thread Craig Bennett
Ray, The CTYPE category only has ALPHABETIC, NUMERIC and TRIMMABLE (and, by inference, other) classes. I would hazard the guess that characters in the two Control Sets (Control Set 0 and Control Set 1) are those considered not printable. The BASIC manual refers to PRINTABLE and NON_PRINTABLE

Re: The future of U2

2004-04-14 Thread Craig Bennett
2. The data is converted into two dimensional databases, requiring data typing, length definitions, etc. Dirty data will be an issue that can be covered a number of ways. The data will still look multi dimensional to the application. PostgreSQL supports multidimensional arrays, so perhaps DB2

Re: GUI as nice as character-based

2004-04-19 Thread Craig Bennett
Dawn, how blue sky are we talking? I am hugely impressed with wxWidgets (http://www.wxwidgets.org) a C++ GUI framework for developing applications on Windows, X, Mac, OS/2. I also think the world is crying out for a cross platform application browesr (same idea as a web browser, but for running

Re: GUI as nice as character-based

2004-04-19 Thread Craig Bennett
You can't really have a zero client footprint. I'd rephrase Dawn's statement to say that perhaps you are using client software that the average person would ALREADY have installed such as a browser, a jpg viewer, a mp3 player, etc. As long as its the RIGHT browser, an appropriate version,

Re: GUI as nice as character-based

2004-04-19 Thread Craig Bennett
Perhaps you need to look at XAML/Avalon, which will be part of Windows Longhorn by the time it BYTES, the various opensource CLT projects should be up away, and you may have your path. But Ross, that gives me no more advantages than using IE6 in the context of Dawn's question (although I

Re: GUI as nice as character-based

2004-04-20 Thread Craig Bennett
just ask WordPerfect and Lotus (or DOS devotees or dumb terminal vendors or Eudora users or Netscape shareholders or vb6 developers). And, just what's wrong with these things?They're still available. And work And are used. Not a thing Bruce I wasn't suggesting there was. But there was

Re: GUI as nice as character-based

2004-04-20 Thread Craig Bennett
Any objection to me chasing that small 95% portion of the market in the meantime ? I figure I've been in the winning 5% end of the niche for too long :-) After you old chap. No really, I insist. -- u2-users mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oliver.com/mailman/listinfo/u2-users

Name Resolution

2004-04-29 Thread Craig Bennett
Hi All, does anyone currently do name resolution from within UV? I have a need to determine the dns name corresponding to an IP address under UV 10.0 on AIX, Linux and NT. I would prefer not execute an external utility and cannot use GCI. My current thoughts are to create a sockets client to