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  • fptr.writeb method not found

    I am having issues getting some code to work. It was working, but I dont know what I broke. Now it works intermittently.

    'Date Created: 23-Jun-2010 09:22:28 AM
    'Last Updated: 28-Jun-2010 11:25:16 PM
    'Created By  : brainchild
    'Updated By  : brainchild
    FUNCTION image_publisher AS P (key AS C )
    dim tbl as p
    dim file as C
    dim args as sql::arguments
    if eval_valid("arguments") then 
        if typeof(arguments) = "P" then 
            args = arguments 
        end if 
    end if
    tbl ="images",args)
    i = 0
    while .not. tbl.fetch_eof()
        dim container as P
        dim fptr as B = tbl.NAME
        container.image = tbl.IMAGE
        file = A5.Get_Path()+"\Images\Items\\"+ trim(".jpeg"
        if <>"" then
        test = file.exists(file)
            if (test == .f.) then
                'create file pointer
                fptr = file.create(file, FILE_RW_EXCLUSIVE)
                'save blob
                'close file pointer
                'upload_address = "Items\\"+ trim(tbl.NAME)+".jpeg"+""
            end if
        delete container
        delete fptr
        end if
    end while
    image_publisher.count = i
    image_publisher.file = file
    this code returns this sometimes
    = count = 2
    file = "C:\Users\brainchild\Documents\Databases\Austin_Cox\New folder\Images\Items\test_duplicate.jpeg"
    so i know it is getting the records i need.

    but then it will say this:
    ERROR: command:             fptr.writeb(container.image)
    Not found
    fptr.writeb method not found.
    it creates empty files with no images inside.

    Perhaps I did something wrong with the code.

    Thanks for helping me out

  • #2
    Re: fptr.writeb method not found

    Post a zipped sample database with this code and we can walk through it.


    • #3
      Re: fptr.writeb method not found

      Here is a database that has the script and table.

      I was using this code to test with:
      I think i just messed the code up some how but I have scoured the help file and can't seem to find the stuff I need.

      Thank you for your help


      • #4
        Re: fptr.writeb method not found

        Seems like it's in the file creation process.

        I replaced some code with one line...

        			file.from_blob(file, container.image)  
        			'''fptr = file.create(file, FILE_RW_EXCLUSIVE)
        			'save blob
        			'close file pointer
        Don't create the file and then write to it... use file.from.blob. This creates the file and writes to it for you.

        I've run it several times with no failure and the image file gets created every time.


        • #5
          Re: fptr.writeb method not found


          Thank you for your help. I just replaced my code with yours and it works now.