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    Query

    If you can guarantee that a certain character doesn't appear in the string then you can do something similar to below: define variable MyString as longchar no-undo initial 'JP454554JP3223'. message num-entries(replace(MyString,"JP","|"),"|") - 1 view-as alert-box info buttons ok.
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    Question Profiling an AppServer

    I think the search function's broken again. "Too many results to display" ;)
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    Database missing from OpenEdge Explorer after 11.6.4 service pack installation

    You'll probably need to restart the admin service for it to pick up the edited properties.
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    Prague

    Yes. I'm not particularly impressed about the delay either.
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    STUPID JOB NAMES

    So if Progress has Evangelists, does that make Gus the Messiah?
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    STUPID JOB NAMES

    Are you going to start bashing people over the head with a Pocket Progress?
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    Create Excel File

    Tijs Wickardt did an interesting talk at EMEA PUG around the ability to embed cPython directly into the ABL with a Python Bridge he/Bertus have developed and open sourced. The Git repository is GitHub - Panaedra/panaedra_py_platform_base: Panaedra Python Platform Base it may be interesting. He...
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    Resolved ProDataSets and record IDs

    It was something to do with _UserLock and _Lock. Like I say I'm trying to piece together info from a distracted brain and a slightly vague Powerpoint. I think the idea is that there's now a _Lock-TransId field on _Lock that joins to _Trans table. And you're right _Userlock seems to be limited...
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    Resolved ProDataSets and record IDs

    I wasn't paying full attention at the time, but I think someone at EMEA PUG (possibly Rich Banville) said that it's possible to establish who has a record locked much more easily in 11.7.2, using the VSTs. Can anyone confirm this?
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    PASOE Licensing

    Licensing is a very tricky subject. Your best bet though may well be to reach out to someone like White Star Software - Home - Progress and OpenEdge Consulting - Progress and OpenEdge Training - MFG/PRO Consulting - WebSpeed Consulting - WebSpeed Training - Mentoring - Database Tuning in order...
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    Prague

    Should be available at some point today.
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    programmable virtual keyboard development

    Sounds like an interview question to me...
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    Comment New XenForo

    Don't be embarrassed, it took me a while to find it as well.
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    Create Excel File

    You could always use an API such as Docxfactory then there's no requirement to have Excel installed on the machine that makes the files.
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    Comment New XenForo

    Yep that worked - on the top of the editor screen is the menu bar, it's the menu next to the Alignment one. Called lists.