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IE browser crashes caused by dw computed field (PB 11.5)

IE browser crashes caused by dw computed field (PB 11.5)

(OP)
Hi Everyone,

I would like to ask for help regarding my issue. IE browser crashes with a message like this "Unexpected error was thrown, the browser will be closed! Please report the error to the administrator. Error:'dw.gobs.computed_field1' is null or not an object." This happens every time the web application loses focus. One example scenario, user inputs data in web application then he receives a message from Yahoo! messenger or user clicks on another application like MS Word, when the user goes back to web application it crashes with the message I mentioned above.
This application works fine in PB Client/Server but the web version does not. The application requires an excel type input and needs to auto-compute some fields (like the 'computed_field1') every time the user changes rows or columns. The 'computed_field1' is currently set as 'sum (col1 for all)', all col1 have zero values after database retrieval. And the user inputs in col2, so as far as I know 'computed_field1' value should remain the same. I have used here grid and tabular as presentation styles but it is giving me the same error. There are no codes in the ItemChanged event. I have tried adding code in DW losefocus like this but it does not work:
if dw_1.rowcount()>1 then
dw_1.setcolumn('col2')
end if

Please advise for any possible solution or workarounds.

thanks in advance.

regards,

frey




RE: IE browser crashes caused by dw computed field (PB 11.5)

(OP)
I was able to fix this by the way. The reason why IE crashes is that aggregates are not supported, which I got reference to the documentation. The datawindow I used have aggregate functions on the columns like sum( #x for all ). For the workaround, I created dummy columns in the SQL Select for the datawindow. And then I added some code in the rowfocuschanged event, dw_1.Describe("Evaluate('Sum(column1)', 0)")).

I hope this helps.

regards,

frey

RE: IE browser crashes caused by dw computed field (PB 11.5)

Thanks.

I was going to suggest some sort of post-itemchanged type event. Glad you found a solution.

Matt

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