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GetOpenFileName PB function Not Supported in Appeon

2 posts in Appeon (partner product) Last posting was on 2004-10-25 13:56:17.0Z
Nestor Posted on 2004-10-24 10:32:24.0Z
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My PB code requires to open a file from the clients machine
Can this code be supported in Appeon ??

li_rc = GetFileOpenName("Select Saved Report File",
ls_path,ls_file,"psr","Report File (*.PSR),*.PSR")


Julie Jiang Posted on 2004-10-25 13:56:17.0Z
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Hi Nestor,

It is true that the function GetFileOpenName is not directly supported in
Appeon, but it can be worked around in Appeon 2.8. The workaround is to call a
Windows API function with similar functionality instead.

You can consider to take one of the three functions below:


On 24 Oct 2004 03:32:24 -0700,
in sybase.public.appeon

Nestor <> wrote:
>My PB code requires to open a file from the clients machine
>Can this code be supported in Appeon ??
>li_rc = GetFileOpenName("Select Saved Report File",
>ls_path,ls_file,"psr","Report File (*.PSR),*.PSR")