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  • Session won't close

    Found this workaround from Selwyn here

    From my IW testing:

    'Result before opening the Intake form:
    ?session_enum("#N~C~D~L~S;") - I added the format chars so I could read the string
    = #1~databasesession~<NUL>.DBF~xdialog 2
    evalcontextadd 1
    #2~window~c:\a5\ccu170511\dummy.dbf~xdialog 6
    othersession 1 'this seems to be the culprit
    #3~window~c:\a5\ccu170511\<NUL>.DBF~xdialog 10
    panelloader 1
    xdialoglock 1 'or maybe it is this since an xdialog is open

    'Result after opening and closing the form:
    = #1~databasesession~<NUL>.DBF~xdialog 2
    evalcontextadd 1
    #2~window~c:\a5\ccu170511\dummy.dbf~xdialog 4
    othersession 1
    #3~window~c:\a5\ccu170511\<NUL>.DBF~xdialog 10
    panelloader 1
    xdialoglock 1
    #4~window~c:\a5\ccu170511\intake.set~xdialog 2

    Notice that Session 4 above is reported as closed, but when I check open tables, all the tables are listed and locked and *session_destroy(4) does nothing to fix it. Nor does it destroy sessions 2 or 3.

    In the Xbasic Explorer Session 2 (XD that calls the form) has a variable a_tbl_list that contains a comma delimited list of all the tables in the Intake.set. The other sessions do not have that var.

    This set has 13 tables, 4 child tables are 1:N and 4 grandchild tables are 1:N - all without complicated links or filters. The form is not filtered either, and all the indices are fine.

    Any ideas on where else to look for a fix?


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

  • #2
    Re: Session won't close

    I use 3 different custom global toolbars - one of them floats while developing. So the fix was to close all of them before opening the form and if any were opened during the session, close them before closing the form. I seems that even stand alone global toolbars want to attach themselves to an open form! Since I have a wallpaper form that always stays open, I reopen the main menu toolbar in the OnActivate event of the Home form. Interestingly, this has not been a problem with other forms, but perhaps closing 13 tables is a bit much for topparent.close() to handle?

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