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  • Other apps pop over alpha

    I have a piece of code that causes other applications such as notepad, operating in the background to pop-up over my Alpha application. The problem occurs when conditions arise such that the ui_msg_box is triggered.
    The following is the code:

    fm=:Form.load("eesales","dialog") 'This is a browse form only not for entry or editing
    fm:Tables:SALES_ORDER.filter_expression="orderstatus='"+"Opened"+"' .AND. quote_status .f."
    fm:Tables:SALES_ORDER.order_expression=""
    fm:Tables:SALES_ORDER.query()
    ix=fm:tables:SALES_ORDER.index_primary_put("isquoteope")
    if ix.records_get()=0 then
    ui_msg_box("ATTENTION","There are no open Quotes available currently")
    fm.close()
    vmode=""
    this.enable()
    end
    end if
    fm.restrict_enter=.t. 'no entry at form level
    fm:browse1.allow_change(.f.)
    fm:button4.hide()
    fm:Tabbed1.tabs.sheet[1].text="Quote Number"
    fm:button6.text="Print Quote"
    fm:so_title.text="Quote Form"
    fm:Button24.text ="Cancel Quote"
    fm:Button23.text="Edit Quote"
    fm:button23.activate()
    fm.show()
    fm.close()

    Anyone run across this before?

  • #2
    RE: Other apps pop over alpha

    Greg,

    Haven't see that behavior.

    In reading the script I see two things that strike me as odd:

    1) you go to some trouble to run a query, but then set the active index to a permanent index, instead of using the resulting query list. Am I missing something?

    2) at the end of the script, on successive lines you show the form, and then you close it. Why?

    -- tom

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    • #3
      RE: Other apps pop over alpha

      Greg,
      I don't use notepad, but you say it is running in the background.
      Have no ideal what I'm saying here but do you have a file
      called 'eesales' that you may have used notepad to open and
      maybe notepad is opening when this filename is accessed. I have
      alot of problems with Alpha .dbf files and Act .dbf files, but
      not while using A5. Just a suggestion.

      Jerry

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      • #4
        RE: Other apps pop over alpha

        Anyone run across this before?

        Yes. Try the variation in bold below:


        fm=:Form.load("eesales","dialog") 'This is a browse form only not for entry or editing
        fm:Tables:SALES_ORDER.filter_expression="orderstatus='"+"Opened"+"' .AND. quote_status .f."
        fm:Tables:SALES_ORDER.order_expression=""
        fm:Tables:SALES_ORDER.query()
        ix=fm:tables:SALES_ORDER.index_primary_put("isquoteope")
        if ix.records_get()=0 then

        fm.close()
        ui_msg_box("ATTENTION","There are no open Quotes available currently")

        vmode=""
        this.enable()
        end
        end if
        fm.restrict_enter=.t. 'no entry at form level
        fm:browse1.allow_change(.f.)
        fm:button4.hide()
        fm:Tabbed1.tabs.sheet[1].text="Quote Number"
        fm:button6.text="Print Quote"
        fm:so_title.text="Quote Form"
        fm:Button24.text ="Cancel Quote"
        fm:Button23.text="Edit Quote"
        fm:button23.activate()
        fm.show()
        fm.close()


        That should work,
        Peter
        Peter
        AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

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


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        • #5
          RE: Other apps pop over alpha

          You hit the nail right on the head again! Thanks Peter.

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