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V11 Calendar Component on Desktop App

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  • V11 Calendar Component on Desktop App

    Just downloaded the new V11. Trying to understand the new Calendar Component. Has any one tried to use this in a desktop application? In an earlier post Richard claimed you can do this?

    Since I'm fairly new, I would appreciate a step-by-step guide on how to do this?

    Thanks

    SteveB
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    Re: V11 Calendar Component on Desktop App

    499 +++ sucks~!
    Dave Mason
    dave@aldadesktop.com
    Skype is dave.mason46

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      Re: V11 Calendar Component on Desktop App

      It does say desktop so there must be away...




      Originally posted by DaveM View Post
      499 +++ sucks~!
      Peter
      AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

      Peter@AlphaBaseSolutions.com
      https://www.alphabasesolutions.com


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        Re: V11 Calendar Component on Desktop App

        The calendar component can not be used on the Desktop.

        Here is why: All of the web components that run on the desktop run in a mode called 'Working Preview'.
        The web component that can be used on the desktop are Grid, New Dialog, Tabbed UI, Page Layout, Custom Component, Google Map.

        The way in which Working Preview is implemented is that we wrote a new protocol handler for Internet Explorer. http, https are examples of protocol handlers. For working preview, we have 'a5res'.
        For reasons that only Microsoft understands, if you implement your own protocol handler there are restrictions about displaying content in an IFrame.

        Since the calendar component runs inside an IFrame, the restriction that Microsoft puts on our protocol handler, prevents the calendar from running on the Desktop.

        You can however, turn on the sever in your full version of a5 and then run the calendar as a web page. Since you are running in localhost mode then, there will be no charge for the 3rd party component. (You will still need the feature pack from Alpha though).

        If you want a calendar on the desktop for free, then we have been bundling the codejock activex calendar with Alpha Five for years now. You could write an xdialog host for this control. Several Alpha Five users have done this.

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          Re: V11 Calendar Component on Desktop App

          Selwyn,

          You need to let your sales calls people know to not tell others that it will work on desktop! It might also be a good policy to let them know that a desktop app and iphones do not work together also unless they do.
          Dave Mason
          dave@aldadesktop.com
          Skype is dave.mason46

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