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  • #16
    Re: Consecutive Operations

    FUNCTION RunAppend AS V (Appendname AS C )
    query.filter = ""
    query.order = ""
    If Apppendname <> "" then
    append.run_silent(Appendname,query.filter)
    End if
    END FUNCTION
    If the Appendname op has a filter and you want to use it then just put:

    append.run_silent(Appendname)

    Any function that opens a table and errs is likely to leave the table open.

    An example: The filter in the append is "Amount > 0"

    by adding your blank query.filter to the append function that filter now becomes

    "Amount >0 .and. "" " which is nonsensical to Alpha
    Last edited by MoGrace; 09-19-2019, 12:48 PM.
    Robin

    Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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    • #17
      Re: Consecutive Operations

      Have you busted the script size?
      Having read it, I am a little confused at the number of commented out lines.
      Have you tried separating the operations into individual items attached to a button?
      You can amalgamate them later when working.
      Ted Giles
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      • #18
        Re: Consecutive Operations

        Originally posted by MoGrace View Post
        by adding your blank query.filter to the append function that filter now becomes

        "Amount >0 .and. "" " which is nonsensical to Alpha
        I think that is handled properly with the

        .and. ""

        not added if query.filter is ""

        At least it does for me....
        Al Buchholz
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        • #19
          Re: Consecutive Operations

          @Al
          I suppose you are right since the default for the filter parameter is "". I should have looked it up...but it seems redundant nonetheless.
          Robin

          Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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          • #20
            Re: Consecutive Operations

            Changing the function made no difference.
            I now have a working version in the test environment, achieved as follows:-
            Each of the 3 appends are ran using the xbasic behind the saved operations rather than running the operations.
            I do not understand why this works, but obviously a bug in the latest version of Alpha.
            If this does not work in our live environment I will be back here!
            Thanks for all the suggestions
            Terry

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