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  • Problems with web report...

    I am new to Alpha 5 (last couple of weeks) and need help with getting a report to publish and run on my server.

    Here is what I have working so far after searching the forums and watching video tutorials:

    1. I have verified the Alpha Printer and Amyuni print drivers are installed
    2. I have successfully connected and built both display and maintenance pages (active linked tables - I am using an MS SQL Server 2005 on a hosted server connected through a hosted VPS. All works well)
    3. I have successfully created and am able to view 2 simple reports - a Course list and a Student list on my desktop.
    4. I have added the following code in the After Validate event code of a simple dialog control:

    Code:
    dim filter as c 
    dim order as c 
    Filter = ".T."
    Order = ""
    Dim filename as c 
    filename = session.session_folder + "tempreport.html"
    filename = report.saveas("CourseList@[PathAlias.ADB_Path]\v_a_yr_course_list.ddd","html",filter,order,filename,.f.)
    if file.exists(filename) 
    	currentform.RedirectTarget = session.session_url + "tempreport.html?" +  time("hms3")
    end if
    This code is all generated from the Genie just to try to get it to run one report.

    I get the following error on both my local desktop and production server:

    Errors in: event.AfterValidate code:

    Amyuni Low Level Print:
    Layout name: CourseList@[PathAlias.ADB_Path]\v_a_yr_course_list.ddd
    Layout type: report
    Layout has no pages.


    I cannot seem to find anything on the forums in respect to this. I believe I have my path aliases set up properly:

    Local Profile
    local webroot = [PathAlias.ADB_Path] = =a5.get_path()

    Summit Profile
    [PathAlias.ADB_Path] = C:\A5Webroot\Summit

    Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. Can't seem to track this one down.
    Jim Dusoe
    Net Data Design Innovations
    Alpha Software Senior System Architect

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    Re: Problems with web report...

    Try changing the filter from ".T." to "" like the order and see if it prints.
    Tommy Thompson
    Thompson Consulting Services
    Beautiful Kentucky Lake, Springville, TN 38256
    tommy@btthompson.com

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    • #3
      Re: Problems with web report...

      Thanks!! That was it. I had tried settting filter = ".f.", but not leaving it blank.

      Kudos!!
      Jim Dusoe
      Net Data Design Innovations
      Alpha Software Senior System Architect

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      • #4
        Re: Problems with web report...

        Curious.....
        Setting to "" works why?? Is it that this defaults to true? And that maybe in the Web Side" of things, you have to use character and so maybe setting the value to be "True" would have worked as well??
        Mike
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        It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
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