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JM Ross

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Exporting messages
« on: July 25, 2011, 07:09:05 AM »
I'd like to see a few different things and I'll try to make them understandable since they might not make sense.

1)Mark messages found in a search as Favorites. Right now if you do a search all the options to mark those as Favorites are greyed out.
2)Export only those messages marked as favorites same as you could a message range.I don't want them in a different format (Access mdb is fine) but just those I mark in my search.

Do those make sense? If they don't, send me an email and I'll send you what I would like to do.Like I said, I can see it clear as a bell, it just doesn't come out in English the same.

Joe

Addendum:What I mean to say, after some trial and error, is that I can only mark favorites if I open the email to full screen. Am I doing something wrong? PGO vers 3.0.84 and win7 32bit
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Re: Exporting messages
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2011, 09:53:42 AM »
Hi Joe,

 I think I know what you mean.. you can't mark favourites if they are displayed as a result of a search?

 This is because the search creates a temporary table. Any changes to it are lost when the pop-up is closed.

 It could be added as functionality but I am aiming to have PGO re-written in a more modern language and it would be best to leave it till then.

 Cheers,

 Wilson.

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Re: Exporting messages
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2011, 07:58:14 AM »
Hi Joe,

 I think I know what you mean.. you can't mark favourites if they are displayed as a result of a search?

 This is because the search creates a temporary table. Any changes to it are lost when the pop-up is closed.

 It could be added as functionality but I am aiming to have PGO re-written in a more modern language and it would be best to leave it till then.

 Cheers,

 Wilson.

That's cool. It's not overly needed. I was hoping to favorite a bunch of messages and just export those but I can get around it for now. What language are you going to use to write the new one in, and are you going to still use Access as your DB or are you going with SQL for the primary?

Joe

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Re: Exporting messages
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2011, 02:14:29 AM »
Hi Joe,

 C# looks favourite at the moment.

 Database wise, I did find a good one that had a transferrable licence and was SQL compatible but I lost the link for it.

 I'll find it again before I compile the spec for the new version. As I remember it claims to be faster than MySQL and has no size limit.

Cheers,

 Wilson.

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Re: Exporting messages
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2011, 12:08:18 PM »
It would be good if the new database were ODBC compliant so that Microsoft applications (and many others) can extract information. One free example is SQL Express on windows.

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Re: Exporting messages
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2011, 10:58:14 PM »
I second the request for ODBC compliance. Having thge db currently in Access is very convenient, and I'd like to be able to continue doing so.

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Re: Exporting messages
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2011, 01:47:03 AM »
I think the best thing would be to offer a choice of installed database.

If the code is ODBC compliant then you will be able to use any ODBC database.

Consider this added.

Cheers,

 Wilson.

 

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