Monthly Archives: November 2008

Working with PowerBuilder painter layouts

PowerBuilder adopted a new overall painter layout for the IDE with the release of 7.0. (I know that was over a decade ago, and the majority of development shops should have upgraded since then, but you’d be surprised at the … Continue reading

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Adding custom colors to your PowerBuilder palette

Have you ever noticed the sixteen “Custom” selections in the dropdownlist for any of the color properties? In this list, you can select one of twenty “base” colors (Black, White, Sky, Cream, etc.), or you can select a color that’s … Continue reading

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Simulating Adobe Flex’s “RowOver” behavior in PowerBuilder 11.5

“RowOver” is a term I’m officially coining right now. 😉 It’s that visual cue that you see when you’re moving the mouse over the rows in a datagrid (tabular or grid-style datawindow for you PB folks), and the row under … Continue reading

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