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(25 replies, posted in General)

Hi,

Sorry I accidentally did not post in response to this topic:
See here, maybe you can move it:
http://myvisualdatabase.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=7323

Regards
Wood

Hi,

It's just a small bug in new version 6.5

If you use the new styles with big borders (like for example SKY) and you enlarge the form to full screen, then the border will be invisible on the main screen where the form was opened. If you have more monitors connected, then you can see the "missing" borders on the other screens.

This is less of a problem the smaller the border is, but anyway, it seems to be wrong calculated, even when the border is small.

Kind Regards
Wood

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(0 replies, posted in General)

Could you please check the users in the forum, before they can register.
It's absolutely anoying to read old topics, just because there are new entries from spam users.

See user examples attached

Kind Regards
Wood

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(2 replies, posted in General)

Hi Derek,

Please understand me correctly, I really want to thank you for the help.
However, some things are elementary and, in my opinion, should have solutions other than workarounds.
With this workaround, all developers must implement it. With a standard solution, it would work properly for everyone immediately and without effort.

Kind Regards
Ewald

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(2 replies, posted in General)

Hi,

If you edit a text in a grid and you have to to delete some chars and therefore push the Del-Key, then you will be asked, if you want to delete the whole record.

Version is 6.4 beta.

Kind Regards
Wood

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(178 replies, posted in General)

Hi
I have two suggestions for improvement.

a) it would be very useful, if renaming of a fieldname in a table would lead automatically to a renaming in the scripts, forms, sql-statements and relations too. This would help to reduce development time a lot, because you could make corrections very quick or develop an application as a kind of template. Just copy the project and rename fields (and labels) as needed and you have a new application.

b) it would be also helpful, if at least a caption could be changed in the object directly instead of first clicking on the object and then clicking into the the caption field of the properties. Maybe this could work with a double click on it and maybe it would work for some other properties too.

Kind Regards
Wood

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(5 replies, posted in Talks about all)

Hi all,
Latest version of Boardsoftware PunBB is 1.4.4 from October 2015 and only supports max. PHP 5.6. It seems to be rather outdated. Although it is very uncomfortable, you should consider to change urgently both, Boardsoftware and PHP, to avoid more spam mails being spreaded to all your customers and fans!

Kind Regards
Wood

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(1 replies, posted in General)

Hello,

I found your (very interesting!) library application and downloaded it. Running the prebuilt Exe it works.
But if I open the .vdb with my MVD 6.3 and try to run it (without any changes) then an error message comes up:
unrecognized token...

Could you check this issue occasionally please?

Kind Regards
Wood

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(178 replies, posted in General)

Hi,

will there be other objects available in near future?
You could start with simple objects like LINE, CIRCLE, RECTANGLE.
It would make MVD more comfortable.

What do you think about it?

Kind Regards
Wood

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(4 replies, posted in General)

Hello

I'm also interested in that.

With a mark at "Save Password" this window should not appear on every new program start.
But keep in mind that there should be a possibility to change connection informations (e.g. if passwort changes and so on).
Maybe a new entry in the MVD menu could do that?

Kind Regards
Ewald

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(2 replies, posted in General)

The little project to my questions...

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(2 replies, posted in General)

Hi all,

for some reasons I tried very simple grid and stumbled into 4 issues you can see in the picture.
Can you take a look at it please? What am I doing wrong?

A
I tried to correct a simple typo after I got an correct error message, that a time of 200 minutes of course is wrong.
So I clicked into that field (Time01) positioned the cursor and then pressed delete to delete one number. But although I was editing the field, the question appeared, whether I want to delete the whole record or not. I think, this is not correct. Either I have marked the record and then want to delete it or I'm editing a field and then want to delete only something within the field.

B
Editing and then pressing Enter with an emtpy field (Text01) leads to an Access Violation error.

C1
I add a column Image01 to the form (only for displaying the records). Then I tried to add a new record where just some text fields should be filled then an error message appears, that I have 8 values for 9 columns. (I did not want to put in the image that way (I know that I have to do that in another way). The part of the message "8 Values" means that MVD recognized that it is not possible to insert a image that way. However, the following part of the message "9 columns" means that MVD immediately forgot what "8 values" means.

C2
The SQL query for debugging is to short to see which of the fields is causing the error.

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(3 replies, posted in General)

Hi Derek

Thank you for this clue with the panels.
It might be a solution and I will check it out.

Do you have also an answer for my second question (the blue frame)?

Regards
Wood

Hi,

I tried to have more than one sequence of "taborders" to get the ability to build input blocks.
If I jump from field to field and I'm on the last field of a block, then I want to jump back to the first field of this block.
If I click into another block then I want to go around within this other block.
Clicking on a button brings me into the button block. Pressing TAB there lets me go round within the buttons.
I tried many combinations with tabstop=false and I also tried to write other taborder numbers into the taborder properties of the objects. Nothing worked as expected.

Q1: Is that even possible without scripting?
If not, I suggest a property like e.g. "NextTabNumber". If there is a value in this property for a field, then MVD jumps to this taborder number instead of following the regular taborder.


During the tests I could see, that when I'm on the last button (Tab11 in the example) and I jump to the first field (Tab0),
the first button (Tab8) will get a blue frame as if it would have focus. But the cursor is blinking in text field (Tab0), which means that this field has the focus.

Q2: What does that frame really mean?


(picture is in the zip of the small test project)

Kind Regards
Wood

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(178 replies, posted in General)

Hi,

Just another proposal to get more overview and to simplify the work with MVD a little bit:

What about also listing the procedures on the right panel (with classes, functions etc.) and including them in the actions property of buttons too? See example in the picture.

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(1 replies, posted in General)

Hi

If you click on objects (e.g. a button) in a form then the object explorer normaly displays the associated properties.
All works fine until the moment when you click on the script tab and then on the form tab again to return to the form.
At this moment the focus lies on the form which is displayed in the object explorer.
But on the other hand the object (the button) which had the focus when you clicked on script tab is still marked as focused, but it isn't focused any more.

Either the form has the focus then the object (button) should not be marked "focused" any more or
the object (button) has the focus again then object explorer should display its properties and not the properties of the form.

It's just a little bug and not really hindering but a bit confusing. Maybe you can check it occasionally.

Kind Regards
Wood

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(178 replies, posted in General)

Hello,

Some ideas as improvements for the script editor:
a) Search text
b) Replace text
c) F1 on commands to open suitable help for the command
    e.g. take a look to scite editor from Autoit3 https://www.autoitscript.com/site/autoit-script-editor/
d) a marker to see whether script is saved or not (like in every editor or word, excel etc.)

Kind Regards
Wood


01.12.2019 - Meanwhile I found this:
Control + f = search text
Control + h = replace text

Things like F1 for contextsensitive help,  Autocomplete and Intellisense I'm still missing.
This would be a very great enhancement for the editor and very helpful.

Topic order vs. Forum order

Hi,

There a many examples. Strictly speaking its in every topic.

A newer one:
http://myvisualdatabase.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=4757
It starts 2018-12-04 and you have to goto page 2 and jump down to entry from 2019-11-20 to see the newest info.

An older one and especially clear:
http://myvisualdatabase.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=150
It starts with first entry on 2014-04-27 and you have to goto page 7 and jump down to entry from 2019-11-01 to see the newest info.

...and so on.

Regards
Wood

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(6 replies, posted in General)

Hi Derek,

Thank you so far! Your answer inspired me to test another thing.
This is what I found: I can print without error when I remove the 5 INTEGER fields and then include them again!
With that the 5 fields are placed at the end of the sql statement. In this constellation there is no chance for MVD to produce the error, because no TEXT fields are following then.
Now I'm still more convinced that there is a bug in generating the correct sql statement when INTEGER fields are included and TEXT fields are following when search fields are in use.

In my case, you are right, I dont need the search fields (it took a while until I realized what you meant).
But for other users, using the search fields, the error exists.

Thank you for your quick help!

Kind Regards
Wood

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(6 replies, posted in General)

I hope this time the file is attached :-)

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(6 replies, posted in General)

No problem, see attached ZIP file.

But the statement is not written by me, it is generated by MVD if you press the print button.
Double click the record of "Tom Garden" and press print button (named "Drucken") and you will see.
If you remove the value of the field RAM then you can print without problems!

Kind Regards
Wood

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(6 replies, posted in General)

Hi,

I've made a very simple database (just for learning MVD) where most fields are TEXT. Just 5 fields are INTEGER.
For printing I've started to make a report. All works fine as long as I dont fill in values into the INTEGER fields.
If I try to print then I get a strange error message which seems not to be related to any values in the form.
But if I look at the select statement then it gets clear.
As soon as there is any value in one of the INTEGER fields, then all following compare values of the TEXT fields have no quotation marks any more. And with that the select will fail of course.

Can you check this please?

Kind Regards
Wood

I have a question regarding the forum itself.
If you open a forum like e.g. "General" then you will always see all new topics on top of the list.
Also if you search a keyword all results will be displayed in discending date order.
That's pretty good, because you can find new things always rather quick.

But if you open a topic with many entries then they are in ascending date order.
This means that you always have to scroll to the end of the page or first of all even have to jump to last page and then scroll there to the end to see what's new in there in this topic.

Maybe there is a (hidden) setting in the personal profile to do that per user, but I did not find something like that there at the moment.
My question is: would you be willing to change this order?
Of course I would also accept a "no", because you are the owner and we have to take it as it is.
But I could imagine that many other users would also appreciate a different order of entries in topics.
In addition, it would then be consistent throughout the forum: new entries are always on top, old always below.

What Do you think about it? What do others think about it?

Regards,
Wood

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(1 replies, posted in General)

How about including the Report Designer within MVD?

I suggest somthing like the Tab "Database Tables" but with "Reports" where you can add new and edit existing reports.
Every report could be simply displayed by an icon and its name.

With that you could design reports without always having to run the project (and make Report Designer visible there, if it's hidden for some reasons).

Kind Regards
Ewald

PS: I also postet it as a reply to "what to implement first" by accident, sorry!