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  • why is my browse so unstable?

    despite being a long time alpha 5 user,
    frankly i rarely use the "browse" or "embedded browse" on my form.

    Recently i was involved in html and asian characters on form test.
    lead me to try using the conventional browse, again i found it so touchy and unpredictable result.

    example enclosed, once the form is open, simpy touch any field on the browse, resulting in the entire browse becoming blank.
    (you may have to open/close few times to re create the problem)

    I trust this may have been something i missed out in the process,
    the again, this is a very basic use, no event code, no init and it is a read only browse or the form, pretty well lock down for good.

    The only unique is the "html memo field", again that should not be so touchy.

    Appreciate your guidance, enclose sample test application.
    and it was loaded on both version 9 or 10


    Ken Tjia

  • #2
    Re: why is my browse so unstable?

    Opened with v10 and did not find the problems that you mentioned.
    Seem to work fine.


    • #3
      Re: why is my browse so unstable?

      well amazing, try it couple of times,
      click on the browse's itself

      i tried on 3 different pc, xp, vista and window 7
      all same results for the last 3 weeks.

      in the past, i have these problem, that is why i never use browse
      and instead wrote my own...

      all i want to know, where i goof?


      • #4
        Re: why is my browse so unstable?

        ok, not satisfy, reboot my pc and alpha
        went in there first time ok, get out try again second time it did it.


        • #5
          Re: why is my browse so unstable?

          Opened several times and clicked all over the browser and numerous fields. No Problem
          Running v 10 on a Windows 7 64 bit machine.

          I opened it with runtime and developer - no problems

          I have built several applications using browers with v9 and v10, and all work very well

          Last edited by jdoyle; 01-13-2010, 10:22 PM. Reason: edit


          • #6
            Re: why is my browse so unstable?


            seeing the same problems here. Looks like a problem with the HTML memo fields being used in the browse. Send this in as a bug. Help/send bug report
            Last edited by Bill Griffin; 01-13-2010, 10:40 PM.
            Bill Griffin
            Parkell, Inc


            • #7
              Re: why is my browse so unstable?

              I agree - I got the problem to do what you described. So I cahnged the HTML memo to an RTF and the problem seem to have gone away. So it may well be a bug with HTML memo and embedded browses
              Mark Pearson
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              • #8
                Re: why is my browse so unstable?


                I reported this as a bug this am. Will keep you updated when I hear something
                Bill Griffin
                Parkell, Inc


                • #9
                  Re: why is my browse so unstable?

                  Morning and thank you everyone for the confirmation.
                  this morning, i grab a brand new high end pc (Lenovo)
                  with maximum power , ram.

                  Loaded with window 7 ultimate and install both alpha 9 and 10.
                  run my test, yes same problem.

                  So this make me feel better, i presume this has been submitted.
                  thanks you.

                  Ken Tjia


                  • #10
                    Re: why is my browse so unstable?


                    You will be happy to know that this has been fixed and will be in the next release.

                    Bill Griffin
                    Parkell, Inc


                    • #11
                      Re: why is my browse so unstable?

                      thank you and should have recognized sooner