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  • Multi-Publish

    This is a script to be run from the main Control Panel that allows you to publish selected components from a webproject to multiple publishing profiles in a batch:

    Code:
    'Date Created: 31-Jan-2018 09:38:11 PM
    'Last Updated: 07-Aug-2020 01:19:32 PM
    'Created By : Brad Weaver
    'Updated By : Brad Weaver
    '
    
    DELETE a_files
    DELETE select_profiles
    DELETE a_profiles
    DELETE temp_list
    DELETE ComponentFiles
    DELETE profiles
    DELETE files
    
    DIM SHARED files AS C ' Used to store the selected components to publish
    DIM SHARED profiles AS C ' Used to store the list of profiles to publish
    DIM ops AS P ' Pointer variable used for A5W_Publish2 function parameters
    
    DIM SHARED varC_result as C
    
    dim temp_list as c
    
    'Enter the types of components you intend to publish on the next lines in order to list all components in the selection listbox
    'FileFind creates a CRLF list of file names that match
    ComponentFiles = FileFind.Get(a5_webprojectpath()+"\*.a5wcmp",FILE_FIND_NORMAL,"N")
    ReportFiles = FileFind.Get(a5_webprojectpath()+"\*.a5rpt",FILE_FIND_NORMAL,"N")
    LabelFiles = FileFind.Get(a5_webprojectpath()+"\*.a5lab",FILE_FIND_NORMAL,"N")
    
    'Now append all of the different filenames for all types into one variable
    files = ComponentFiles + crlf() + ReportFiles + crlf() + LabelFiles
    
    'Next, create the array to hold the filenames, initialize it with the files and sort the array
    DIM a_files[line_count(Files)]
    a_files.initialize(Files)
    a_files.sort()
    
    DIM temp_list AS c
    
    'This list should match exactly the names of any defined publishing profiles to which you intend to publish files or components
    temp_list = <<%list%
    YourPublishingProfileName1
    YourPublishingProfileName2
    YourPublishingProfileName3
    YourPublishingProfileName4
    %list%
    
    'debug(1)
    
    'Create the array of profiles from temp_list and initialize it
    DIM a_profiles[line_count(temp_list)] ' Array of profiles used to populate profiles list
    a_profiles.initialize(temp_list)
    
    ' Now create XDialog box with two lists - files and profiles and two buttons: Publish and Cancel
    heading_string = "This dialog is used to publish one or more components to multiple publishing profiles."
    ok_button_label = "&Publish"
    cancel_button_label = "&Cancel"
    varC_result = ui_dlg_box("Multi-Profile Publish",<<%dlg%
    {region}
    {text=55,1:heading_string};
    {endregion};
    {region}
    Select Profiles:| [%E%.60,15profiles^#a_profiles] Select Components:| [%E%.60,15files^#a_files] ;
    {endregion};
    {line=1,0};
    {region}
    <*15=ok_button_label!OK> <15=cancel_button_label!CANCEL>
    {endregion};
    %dlg%)
    IF varC_result = "OK" 'Publish selected if Publish button clicked
        'Convert files to comma-delimited list required for a5w_publish2
        'files = crlf_to_comma(files)
    
        'Initialize an array of selected profiles to loop through
    
        IF line_count(profiles)=0 .OR. line_count(files)=0
            DIM errormsg as C
            DIM SHARED error_result as C
            errormsg = "You must select at least one profile and one component to publish."
            ok_button_label = "&OK"
            cancel_button_label = ""
            error_result = ui_dlg_box("Warning",<<%dlg%
            {region}
            {Region}
            ;
            {Endregion};
           {Region}
           {image=$$generic.exclamation}{sp} {sp}| {text=40,5:errormsg};
           {Endregion};
           {Region}
           ;
           {Endregion};
           {line=1,0};
           <*15=ok_button_label!OK>;
           {endregion};
            %dlg%)
            END
    END IF
    
    Dim selected_profiles[line_count(profiles)] ' Array of selected profiles used to loop through when publishing
    selected_profiles.initialize(profiles)
    
    ops.projname = "Default" ' This is the standard web project. If you use other projects, you may need to add another list box to select which project to publish
    ops.publish_type = 2 ' Type 1 = Entire project, 2 = Selected files in the ops.files variable
    ops.files = files ' Comma-delimited list of files (components) to publish
    ops.flagOptimizePublishing = .F. 'If .T. then only publish components that have changed since the last publish, otherwise publish all selected components regardless. .F. here forces publishing of all selected components
    
    'Loop through the chosen profiles
    FOR x=1 TO selected_profiles.size()
        ops.profile = alltrim(Selected_Profiles[x])
        traceln("Attempting to publish profile "+ops.profile)
        result=a5w_publish2(ops) 'Publish to the current profile
        'When publishing is complete, you can open the Trace Window in Alpha to see which profiles published successfully and which, if any, failed
        if result=.T. then
              traceln("++++Success")
        else
              traceln("----FAILED")
        end if
    NEXT
    END IF
    Brad Weaver, President
    ComputerAid International
    Ottawa ON Canada
    Versailles KY USA
    www.compuaid.com
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