DYNALOAD

Hi NOLUG,

I "found" three commands in the helptext.

extATTACH
extDETACH
extCALL

They should be used under OS/2 to link external programs via DYNALOAD Library to Navision.

Does somebody know why these commands were canceled?

Thanks,
Marc



  • They are not cancelled. As I recall, they are just removed from the F5 window between 3.55 and 3.56. So they are still functional.

  • But they are only functional when using navi.exe not navin.exe.



    Regards
  • Thank you for your answers.

    I tested these commands with navin.exe.

    It is possible to compile the code. Attaching and detaching the library is working. But calling a function (by number) doesn't work.

    Allan, what do you mean exactly?


    May it be possible that these commands only run correct with 16 Bit libraries? Or am I totally wrong?

    Why were they recalled. Didn't they work correct? Are they "buggy"?

    Marc



  • I've been given the "run around" from Navision several times on this issue. And don't really have a straight answer.

    I know that Expandit succesfully uses the functions with their mail client for Navin.exe but i don't know how.

    I suspect they have som inside knowledge that regular mortals don't.

    Regards
  • It was not cancelled. But as far as i know, it was never meant to be seen as a "normal" part of Navi, that is documented or supported.

    One of our customers used that functions to call his external software under OS/2. They had to start that an external search-engine and return to navi with the search-result. Although they don't use 3.XX any more, the whole think worked until last year (i think it was 3.55 and ran only with OS/2).

  • The commands were actually cancelled in one of the 3.5x versions.

    However, for backwards-compatibility-reasons they wern't removed from the program, but they are not supported by Navision.

    I cannot remember which version the commands were cancelled in, but it is written in the log that comes with that version.


    Lars Strøm Valsted
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