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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Appeon PowerBuilder 2017R2 - Script Commenter

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New Script Commenter Application released!

        Software Tool & Die Inc. today are very pleased to announce a new Script Commenter (2018R1) application for the new Appeon PowerBuilder 2017 IDE. This latest release of the Script Commenter application is also using the latest STD Integrated Framework (2018R2)  ...

PB 2017 IDE using the Script Commenter!

         The STD Script Commenter is a significant enhancement to the way a PB developer works productivity wise by easily allowing code comments to be added to any object class in the current object painter's PowerScipt or declaration areas! The Script Commenter is based on the original commenter application by R.C. Sizer but has been totally refactored. The latest release includes the following new features ...

  • Migrated the App code from PB 2017 build 1666 to PB 2018R2 build 1769
  • Updated the STD framework to release 2018.2.0.97 (2018R2) ... March 29, 2017.

Mapping the Script Commenter in the PB 2017 IDE

    The new Script Commenter is designed to work with any Unicode version of PowerBuilder (v10.0 through 2017). It can be activated in any PB IDE by creating a toolbar short-cut icon and assigning to the EXE as follows:

app path\ScriptCommenterXXX.exe  header
  - or -
app path\ScriptCommenterXXX.exe  block
  - or -
app path\ScriptCommenterXXX.exe  inline
  • where XXX = Compiled type 32M, 32P or 64P 

     The values added as a header, in-line or block comment are located in the "Comment_Block.ini" file. This file can built based on the values found in the "Comment_Template.ini" file and is customizable by the PB developer!
    You can download the new STD Script Commenter application from the STD Framework's website by clicking here and get more productive!


Note: The previous PB12.1/PB2017 Script Commenter versions are in the Archive sub-folder.

Regards ... Chris

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