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  • #16
    Re: USPS function working?

    Originally posted by lemandras View Post
    Has anyone come up with a solution for v10?
    See Lenny Forziati's post. It is post #10.
    Last edited by Al Buchholz; 02-10-2012, 10:41 PM. Reason: link to Lenny's solution.


    • #17
      Re: USPS function working?

      That does not seem to work for v10 until you get the pre-release files.


      • #18
        Re: USPS function working?

        Works for me in v10.5 Build 4369.


        • #19
          Re: USPS function working?

          I would love to see the code and how you got ito work. I have mine as an ajax callback


          • #20
            Re: USPS function working?

            Originally posted by lemandras View Post
            I would love to see the code and how you got ito work. I have mine as an ajax callback
            I do not know anything about ajax callbacks and using a UDF. All I did was copy/paste Lenny's code and run it.


            • #21
              Re: USPS function working?

              The USPS lookup from address function is only returning 5 digits when 9 digit is requested in Pre-release build 2418-3872

              I posted bug report



              • #22
                Re: USPS function working?

                The function in post 10 is only for getting city and state when giving the zip code. Instead of being called "USPS_Zipcode_Lookup2" this function should be called "usps_citystate_from_zip2()" When you put in the zip it comes out with the city and state. After looking at how this function is written I thing I can figure out how to do a "USPS_Zipcode_Lookup2"


                • #23
                  Re: USPS function working?

                  OK, it looks like the web site that is being used does not have a option for getting the zip from the address. I will play with the USPS web site to see if I can get one to work latter. Have to get another job done first.


                  • #24
                    Re: USPS function working?

                    Almost have it working. Just having trouble getting the following 77041 to be extracted for part of the web page source

                    <span class="city range">HOUSTON </span> <span class="state range">TX</span> <span class="zip" style="">77041</span><span class="hyphen">&#45;</span><span class="zip4">1277</span><br />


                    • #25
                      Re: USPS function working?

                      Got it working. Here is code

                      function USPS_Zipcode_Lookup2 AS C (address AS C, city AS C, state AS C )
                      dim Response as c = ""
                      dim ResponseTimeout as n = 30000 '30 seconds
                      dim WebURI as c
                      WebURI= "!input.action?resultMode=0&address1="
                      WebURI = WebURI+alltrim(address)+"&city="+alltrim(city)+"&state="+alltrim(state)

                      Response = http_post_page2(WebURI,"",.f.,ResponseTimeout)

                      dim vczip as c
                      dim vplus4 as c
                      vczip = extract_string(Response,"<span class=\"zip\" style=\"\">","</span>")
                      vplus4 = extract_string(Response,"<span class=\"zip4\">","</span>")

                      if vczip = ""
                      USPS_Zipcode_Lookup2= ""
                      if vplus4 = ""
                      USPS_Zipcode_Lookup2= vczip
                      USPS_Zipcode_Lookup2= vczip+"-"+vplus4
                      end if
                      end if
                      END FUNCTION
                      Last edited by turbojack; 02-15-2012, 07:39 PM.


                      • #26
                        Re: USPS function working?

                        I have v9 and I did not try the patch yet because I am afraid..
                        Does any one try this patch?


                        • #27
                          Re: USPS function working?

                          I think it has been at least 2 years since a patch for version 9 was released.
                 is a great site to test and share sql code


                          • #28
                            Re: USPS function working?

                            and it's even longer for version 8 users, oh...well nothing lasts for ever


                            • #29
                              Re: USPS function working?

                              Thanks turbojack for the code for the zipcode lookup. It does work!!!!!!


                              • #30
                                Re: USPS function working?

                                I tested it and it seems to be working now. Not sure if it was the last update, or USPS fixed their web page.