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    Running A Saved Operation from A5 Web Component.

    Anyone knows how to run a saved operation from a5 web component?

    I copied the XBasic from saved the operation. I Don't know what is the next step.

    Re: Running A Saved Operations from A5 Web Component.

    Suggestion? pls


      Re: Running A Saved Operations from A5 Web Component.

      Here's how I do it.
      1) Rightclick the operation in the developer version. Select show xbasic. Copy the script.
      2) Make a new blank page in the web project and save it.
      3) Click 'Insert Xbasic' and paste the code contents into the blank xbasic code editor. Fix any references to table names to have [PathAlias.ADB_Path]\ prefixing the table name. Remove any references to forms or gui notices. Save the page.
      4) Add some javascript on the page with the xbasic to close the window.
      5) Open the grid you want to call the operation from. I have the 'button genie' addon, so I use that to add a button on the grid toolbar that calls the page that has the xbasic code to run the operation.
      When the user clicks the button, your operation will run.

      There is probably an easier way to do it with javascript, but I haven't figured that out so I use the above to create buttons to run operations. Best wishes!
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        Re: Running A Saved Operations from A5 Web Component.

        Thank you Joann..

        I'm getting an error message when i run the button..

        500 Internal Server Error

        Script Error
        Error:Script:" /HRDB/BLankpage.a5w" line:19
        tbl ="rogers_masterdb")
        Error loading rogers_masterdb: The system cannot find the file specified.

        here is the code

        'In case the destination table name is stored as a relative file name, or uses an alias
        'in the drive/path specification, use the filename_decode() function to convert the
        'filename to an absolute filename.
        xtab_db_name = filename_decode("c:\IntAppDataFolder\HRDB_Data\Vacancy_CrossTab.DBF")

        tbl ="c:\IntAppDataFolder\HRDB_Data\rogers_masterdb")
        ON ERROR GOTO ERROR09012012150221425

        crosstab.db = xtab_db_name
        crosstab.db_dd_delete = .F.
        crosstab.filter = ""
        crosstab.row = "LOCATION+BUILDING+COMPLEX"
        crosstab.column = "STATUS"
        crosstab.options = "I"
        crosstab.tabulate = "ID"
        crosstab.code = 2


        GOTO CONTINUE09012012150221425
        ON ERROR GOTO 0
        ui_msg_box("Error","Error running Crosstab Operation"+crlf()+error_text_get())
        'Add the table just created by the Crosstab operation to the Database..


          Re: Running A Saved Operations from A5 Web Component.

          Change tbl ="c:\IntAppDataFolder\HRDB_Data\rogers_masterdb") to tbl ="[PathAlias.ADB_Path]\rogers_masterdb") and see if that works. Your web server uses the path alias.

          Also, remove this under 'ON ERRO GOTO 0': ui_msg_box("Error","Error running Crosstab Operation"+crlf()+error_text_get())
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            Re: Running A Saved Operations from A5 Web Component.

            And, change this : xtab_db_name = filename_decode("c:\IntAppDataFolder\HRDB_Data\Vacancy_CrossTab.DBF")

            To this: xtab_db_name = filename_decode("[PathAlias.ADB_Path]\Vacancy_CrossTab.DBF")

            Probably should remark out the last line too: file_add_to_db(xtab_db_name) .
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              Re: Running A Saved Operation from A5 Web Component.

              Joann thank you for your help on this one.

              I figured it out the problem i was having..

              1) c:\IntAppDataFolder\HRDB_Data\rogers_masterdb this is a linked from my sql db.. as soon i changed it to be a dbf table. it works fine.

              Now my final question.. If i want to use the link version of the table how do i change the code?



                Re: Running A Saved Operation from A5 Web Component.


                I do not want to answer the last question. Just want to give you guidance on the operation question. No need to put it in a web page.
                1. First decide when do want the operation to run.
                2. Now open the grid and go to events.
                3. Choose the Server Side Event that suits your decision in no.1 above.
                4. Now paste the code as described by Joann and do the corrections.
                5. The operation will now run on the server without you or any user pushing a button etc. Depending on the Server Side Event that you hve chosen.