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  • Updating to Version 10

    Did I miss something in the updating instructions? Both Clients that I updated to version are experiencing increasingly more errors as they use the program. Programs that functioned properly in v9 are no longer working in v10. I can't keep up with the all errors. Did I do something wrong when I updated to v10? I didn't think it was supposed to be a difficult process?
    Lee Goldberg
    Software Development and Sales
    Shore Consultants Ltd.
    [email protected]
    www.shorecon.com

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    Re: Updating to Version 10

    Lee,
    No answers here but a couple of questions to maybe help others help you.

    From what version of Alpha did you update from?--may help others give a bit more specific answers.

    Was there a reason to upgrade? (A feature, fix, ?? that was needed)
    Mike
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    • #3
      Re: Updating to Version 10

      I updated one from version 8 and the other from version 9. Simple things, like buttons that use actioning scripting to open forms no longer work. They all now say "No Records Found In Query"
      Lee Goldberg
      Software Development and Sales
      Shore Consultants Ltd.
      [email protected]
      www.shorecon.com

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      • #4
        Re: Updating to Version 10

        I replaced a button that used action scripting to open a form a goto a record based on a value in a field on the current form. So I created a new button to do run the same action scripting and it didn't work. I changed the action scripting to custom xbasic and it works perfectly fine, I don't want to have to go through every button in the entire application and write custom code for them. Here is the code I used. Very simple. maybe something is going on with the indexing.
        I noticed in the file folder for the database a ton of .ASX files have appeared since upgrading to v10. Could this be related to the problem I am having? Not sure what the .ASX files are?

        I also tried updating the indexes on the tables and sets associated with forms being opened. No luck. I did have luck one time. I deleted lingering .ASX files and then click the button and it opened the form but did not goto the correct record. But the second time I tried I got the "No Record in Query" error message I went to look for the .ASX file but it wasn't there. I did change the query to a "user filter" instead of a "base filter".


        Here is the code that works every time.
        Code:
        DIM tbl as p
        DIM vWo as c
        
        vWo = frmWksht:wo_num.value
        
        form.view("frmJobs")
        frmJobs.index_set("Wo_Num")
        FrmJobs.find(vWo)
        Lee Goldberg
        Software Development and Sales
        Shore Consultants Ltd.
        [email protected]
        www.shorecon.com

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        • #5
          Re: Updating to Version 10

          I am not able to offer you any solutions but I can confirm we had similar issues when we evaluated v10.

          Our application has grown from the original dos days to a rather extensive mult-user application that runs our large office.

          For some reason, v10 deals with filters and indexes differently that v9.

          I installed the evaluation version of v10 on several desktops and my users freaked out. Even when v10 behaved like it should with filters and indexes being used on form start ups, it responded significantly slower than v9 and previous versions.

          Often times, when the filter worked, the form would open with a random record selected rather than the first record that meets the filter requirement.

          I tried re-doing the forms several different ways and was not able to get the app to run like it should.

          We have decided that we will skip v10 and see what v11 has to offer for desktop improvements/performance.

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          • #6
            Re: Updating to Version 10

            Sounds like the same problem, i had to custom code all the filters, not sure what the underlying issue is here but something is off.
            Lee Goldberg
            Software Development and Sales
            Shore Consultants Ltd.
            [email protected]
            www.shorecon.com

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            • #7
              Re: Updating to Version 10

              unless there are features in V10 that you have to have, go back to 8 and 9. I am running apps in 4.5, 5, 8, 9, and 10 at different client locations.

              Also, not a good idea to update a client without first testing the app extensively with the new version.
              Cole Custom Programming - Terrell, Texas
              972 524 8714
              [email protected]

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              • #8
                Re: Updating to Version 10

                Hi Lee,

                Originally posted by goldberg2727 View Post
                Sounds like the same problem, i had to custom code all the filters, not sure what the underlying issue is here but something is off.
                Please see my Xbasic versus Action Script Coding tips. Compare the Xbasic View of your Action Scripts in a V8 or V9 version of your App versus V10.

                All the problems I have seen at the XBasic level in V10 have been very esoteric and not something people would run into (other than myself and 1 or 2 others)!
                Regards,

                Ira J. Perlow
                Computer Systems Design


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