Schultz’s PowerBuilder Notes

Adding PFC Help to the PowerBuilder Menu


  • In the development environment, right click on the menu and select “Customize”
  • Click on the Custom radio button
  • Drag a new icon to the spot on the menu
  • A modal window pops up:
    • Command line should have the following text: (note the location of the PFC help file on your PC may be different)

winhlp32.exe C:\Program Files\Sybase\PB6\pbpfc60.hlp

or

winhlp32.exe  C:\Program Files\Sybase\PowerBuilder 7.0\Help\pbpfc70.hlp

  • Add Item Text
  • Add Item Microhelp
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July 21, 2008 Posted by | 3. PFC, Utility Services | | Leave a comment

PFC Security Q and A


How do I enable the PFC security service?

A common place to do this the pfc_postopen event of w_frame

gnv_app.of_SetSecurity(True) //Enable security service

How do I force security to run on a particular object

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PFC Security


PFC Security can restrict access to

  • Menu items
  • Graphic objects
  • DataWindow columns

Each object may be enabled/disabled or made invisible

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July 21, 2008 Posted by | 3. PFC, Utility Services | 1 Comment