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Power packs in v12 ?

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  • Power packs in v12 ?

    I am just now playing with v12.3 2999_4519 Developer License and have upgraded my project from v11.

    I was watching Selwyn's video on "Running a report that is embedded in a Dialog using a custom filter" which I believe is a v11 video

    As I was following along and tried to do the same on my v12 installation, I noticed that option is not available under Action Javascript on my install.

    I was remembering that power packs of the old version (v11) were included in the basic builds of the new version (v12). Is that not true, or do I still have to purchase optional Power Packs ? I checked under Tools and I have no Power Packs installed. I do not see a purchasing option on Alpha's website.

    Thanks for the help.

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    Re: Power packs in v12 ?

    Andrew I believe power packs are now included in v12. There are some exception like a calendar plugin etc.
    Nicholas Wieland Corp
    [email protected]


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      Re: Power packs in v12 ?

      Thank you Nicholas,

      As usual, I always figure out my own question 12 hours after posting to the forums. Just have to learn to post quicker so I can get on with things.

      I believe the Power Packs are included with v12, at least I know the Power Search functionality is for sure.

      What threw me was that under Action Javascript, the "Run a report that is embedded in a UX component using a custom filter for the report" is not located under Reports even when the little green icon on the side matches Reports, it is located under UX Component. I didn't catch that in the few seconds it was on Selwyn's video but later caught it when I was just perusing the Action Script options.

      Thanks for the help..


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        Re: Power packs in v12 ?

        Yes I am having trouble as so things have moved and when you are using v10,v11,v12 it becomes more then confusing sometimes. :)
        Nicholas Wieland Corp
        [email protected]