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    on each script we can currently put
    'password 123456
    if there was a way to set/reset the pasword for the scripts automatically (I must have 1500 in my app)

    to be able to set a default for all scripts
    'password 1234546
    on error goto errors


    would be a nice automation
    Cole Custom Programming - Terrell, Texas
    972 524 8714
    [email protected]

    "A young man who is not liberal has no heart, but an old man who is not conservative has no mind." GB Shaw

  • #2
    RE: A5 wish list

    global variables?


    • #3
      RE: A5 wish list

      You might want to try something like this...This code, however, could possibly be dangerous, so PLEASE backup everything before you try this.

      Hope it helps some,
      -- Aaron

      P.S. to be perfectly honest, I have been working in v5 for so long that I can't remember if script_load and script_save are available in v4....


      function resetpwd as v (oldpwd as c, newpwd as c)
      constant CRLF = chr(13)+chr(10)
      constant PWDFLAG = "'password"

      dim scripts as c
      dim code as c
      dim i as n
      dim scriptname as c
      dim pwdFlagPos as n

      scripts = a5.Script_Enum(2)

      for i = 1 to w_count(scripts, CRLF)
      scriptname = word(scripts, i, CRLF)
      code = script_load(scriptname, oldpwd)
      pwdFlagPos = atc(PWDFLAG, code, 1)

      ' make sure that 'password is at the beginning
      if pwdFlagPos = 1
      'replace the first line since it is the password
      code = PWDFLAG + " " + newpwd + CRLF + word(code, 2, CRLF)
      script_save(scriptname, code, oldpwd)
      end if
      next i
      end function
      Aaron Brown
      Alpha Software Development Team


      • #4
        RE: A5 wish list

        I neglected to mention that v5 has a new security subsystem that I believe would solve your problem also.

        Pardon the indentation on my previous disappeared when I sent it...Oh well, next time I'll use HTML tags.
        Aaron Brown
        Alpha Software Development Team


        • #5
          RE: A5 wish list

          Aaron, thank's but, no, they are not available in V4.
          There are scripts in field rules, forms, and global.
          Cole Custom Programming - Terrell, Texas
          972 524 8714
          [email protected]

          "A young man who is not liberal has no heart, but an old man who is not conservative has no mind." GB Shaw


          • #6
            RE: A5 wish list

            Can't you set up a one record table and place your password in the record and then use a lookup code to obtain the password in your scripts. Then you would just change the password in the table to change your password.


            • #7
              RE: A5 wish list

              I haven't tried writing a password script, but I guess I could put one in all canexit events for all forms

              but the password feature in scripts is not accessible, as far as I know

              must be firstline in script
              'password foo
              Cole Custom Programming - Terrell, Texas
              972 524 8714
              [email protected]

              "A young man who is not liberal has no heart, but an old man who is not conservative has no mind." GB Shaw