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Tough nut to crack ... argument for grid fails

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  • Tough nut to crack ... argument for grid fails

    Hi all,

    perhaps someone has a useful hint regarding a nerving little problem I am facing:

    (Background: Need to get a list of all our patients, who have their birthdays in a particular month)

    Now I pass the argument (the month) into a grid via a dropdownbox, and when I test the web control via Live Preview, it works just fine. When I upload it, though, and test it as part of an A5W-Page, I keep getting "No records in query" replies :(

    Since it is a session variable, I also tried to restart the server, reloading all the pages, etc. ... same result. Then I changed the query from "Table or View-Based" to an SQL-Select Statement ... same result

    Interestingly enough: When I replace the argument with a number (ie. between 1 and 12) the grid works fine on the A5W-Page ... so the problem clearly seems to be the argument ... any idea on how to fix/ avoid this problem?

    Thanx,
    Uwe

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    Re: Tough nut to crack ... argument for grid fails

    You are connecting to a MSSQL table. So is the table on the server, and is the connection string the same as on the server as it is on your local host?
    Dan

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      Re: Tough nut to crack ... argument for grid fails

      You need to know what is the value of the session variable at that moment. Put ?session.myvar on yiour A5W screen so you can see the value at runtime. Most likely, it is null or misformed. Note - the MONTH() function returns a numeric, and your session var will be character. So you may need to convert it to numeric to work (but then it shouldn't work local, so that's probably not an issue).
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        Re: Tough nut to crack ... argument for grid fails

        Hi Dan, Hi Steve,

        thanks for your replies

        @Dan: The Alpha5-IDE, the MSSQL-Server and the A5-Server are on the same machine ... thus, the error doesn't seem to be a problem with the connection string :(

        @Steve: As you yourself mentioned, I also believe that the problem lies in the argument. Since I'm a newbie to A5, how do I go about viewing the session variable when it runs? :o

        Alternatively, is there a similar method to get the grid working?

        Thanks again,
        Uwe

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          Re: Tough nut to crack ... argument for grid fails

          The fact that you have no records in the query just makes me wonder about the table. If you create a grid based on the table without any filtering or queries, do you get records to display? If you do, then yes the connection string and table are fine. So then yep, you will need to work on the argument.

          We can see the argument filter you wrote. Can you show us the variable under the define argument button?
          Dan

          Dan Blank builds Databases
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            Re: Tough nut to crack ... argument for grid fails

            Originally posted by flippah358 View Post
            Hi Dan, Hi Steve,

            thanks for your replies

            @Dan: The Alpha5-IDE, the MSSQL-Server and the A5-Server are on the same machine ... thus, the error doesn't seem to be a problem with the connection string :(
            Are you using the Windows login on MS SQL? If yes then that causes problems as the web server won't necessarily run as the same user but as "System" instead.

            Also, go to your profile and explicitly set or copy the connection string from the local version, as for some reason it does not automatically copy this otherwise.
            Last edited by NoeticCC; 05-07-2009, 05:53 AM.

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