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Subject:Re: Calculated fields and GPE
Date:Thu, 5 Oct 2017 09:35:38 -0500
From:Mark Bannister <>
Known issue.  Use Vladimir's Proview to change a calculated field:
One of the floating toolbars has a "Method Edit" button that will open 
the calculated field expression in a code editor window.  Error checking 
is limited.
I've found I can turn calculated fields off and on with the checkbox or 
define them as a single field without crashing.
To reference values in the datamodel use the syntax: [datamodel.fieldname]
[datamodlename.field1] + [datamoldename.field2]

myCustomMethod( [datamodlename.field1], [datamoldename.field2] )

On 10/5/2017 9:16 AM, Jostein Bakke wrote:
> I had Pdox 10 on two PS’s (and a laptop), but some time ago I installed 
> WP X7 on one of the PC’s – with Pdox 11. Both the PC’s is on Windows 10, 
> and one of the reasons I did this was that I wanted access to the 
> help-file (impossible with the old help-file in W10).
> However, there are (as always…) a few new problems. In Pdox 10 I was 
> used to getting GPE-messages, but if I ignored them Pdox rarely crashed, 
> and I didn’t notice any difference from before the message. Pdox 11 
> always shut down. Nothing to do about that, I guess.
> But possibly someone knows an answer to this one:
> In pdox 11 I can NEVER change the code in a calculated field. Never. 
> Pdox always crashes if I try. I have found that I can
> 1) copy the code to Notepad
> 2) change the field (uncheck) so that it’s not a calculated field anymore
> 3) close the report
> 4) open it again
> 5) change the field back to being a calculated field
> 6) Copy the old code in, and edit it.
> This is somewhat annoying. Is there a solution to this problem?
> Jostein Bakke

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