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  • a5w_runReport.a5w


    I'm new and just inherited a project from a colleague who retired.

    We have an existing site (hosted onsite) that we copy every year. (copy the database, alpha files + change the connection string etc.)
    I have the site for this year setup except for one issue.
    When our users click on a button to print a report. it is supposed to open a preview screen but instead it shows this error:
    XHTTPRequest Error:
    500 Internal Server Error
    Script ErrorError:Script:"
    /ExtraService2022/__aSRunReport.aSw" line:11
    dim js_cmd as c=
    aSw_runReport(request,local_variables(),reportevents): Too
    many parameters
    Alpha Anywhere Application Server Application Server/12.0
    I have tried many things but the only thing that worked was to copy the __a5RunReport.a5w file from last year's site to this year.

    But this file gets replaced every time i publish a change.

    is there a setting somewhere i missed?

    file that has the error
    'This page is auto-generated every time files are published. It is used to print
    'reports using Ajax callbacks.
    'DO NOT MODIFY THE CODE IN THIS PAGE------------------------------------------------
    dim reportevents as p
    dim reportevents.beforePrint as p
    dim reportevents.beforePrint.hasEvent as l = .f.
    dim reportevents.afterPrint as p
    dim reportevents.afterPrint.hasEvent as l = .f.
    dim js_cmd as c = a5w_runReport(request,local_variables(),reportevents)
    if js_cmd <> "" then
    ? js_cmd
    end if
    file from last year (this one works)
    'This page is auto-generated every time files are published. It is used to print
    'reports using Ajax callbacks.
    'DO NOT MODIFY THE CODE IN THIS PAGE------------------------------------------------
    dim localArguments as c = default ""
    dim parameterBucket as c = default ""
    dim flagLocal as c = default "No"
    dim reportName as c = default ""
    dim reportDiv as c = default ""
    dim reportIframe as c = default ""
    dim _download as c = default ""
    dim _gridId as c = default ""
    dim _clientSideFilename as c = default ""
    dim _xbasicFunction as c = default ""
    dim _reportMessagesDivId as c = default ""
    dim _pdfOpenParameters as c = default ""
    dim _hostComponent as c = default "Grid"
    dim _htmlReportContent as p
    dim _objectName as c
    dim _afterExecuteJavascript as c = default ""
    dim originalReportname as c = ""
    dim flagSSRSImported as l
    if atc(".ssrs@",reportName) > 0 then
    flagSSRSImported = .f.
    dim flagWorkingPreview as l = .f.
    flagWorkingPreview = a5w_FlagWorkingPreviewOrPreview()
    ...(rest of the code is skipped)

  • #2
    This all sounds a bit strange to me. Not sure what's being copied yearly or why. I imagine there are reasons why you do what you've been doing. I think it's going to be very difficult to nail down just what is going on.

    Is your developer and application server the same version? Have you tried reinstalling both?
    Mike Brown - Contact Me
    Programmatic Technologies, LLC
    Independent Developer & Consultant


    • #3
      Thanks for the suggestion. It was a version incompatible issue.
      I updated my development IDE but not the application server.
      Took me a while to figure out that downgrading the development version doesn't work.

      As for it being a yearly copy; Not really sure why it is done this way.
      it is a once-every-year tool to used by Budget and HR to coordinate who goes into what position. (for a school district)