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How to initialize global variables at the startup of AppBuilder?

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TitleHow to initialize global variables at the startup of AppBuilder?
URL Name000039351
Article Number000161038
EnvironmentOpenEdge
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How to initialize global variables at the startup of AppBuilder, so that any code executed inside AppBuilder will see those variables?

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Launching AppBuilder is actually running _ab.p under the hood. So you can wrap that procedure call by your own code that will set the proper variables:
  • Create a .p file that initialized the desired variables (those variables need to be defined as SHARED, e.g. "DEFINE SHARED VARIABLE myVar AS CHARACTER.")
  • Once those variables are set, run _ab.p
  • Call that .p file instead of launching the AppBuilder
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Last Modified Date4/9/2013 1:36 PM
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