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A Clarion Template to Change Browse Colors

Clarion allows us to change the colors of browse lists and this can be a handy way of highlighting individual cells, or rows within an application. However it can be tedious to apply a set of colors across an entire application. So, I created a simple Clarion ABC template that sets the color of browse lists globally - GWBChangeBrowseRowColors The ...Read more

Clarion Metro Caption Template

In a previous post I discussed how we wanted to “modernize” the appearance of a simple Clarion application. We decided to use styling similar to that found in Norton Internet Security, namely a single MDI frame with a large toolbar and sub windows maximized within the main frame.

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Converting TPS files to SQL

Many people are still converting their Clarion for Windows applications from using the old Topspeed file format (.TPS) to various versions of SQL. We first undertook this process with a client in the year 2001! We had a lot on our plates back then with “Year 2000” concerns about the world coming to an end when all dates in the format dd/mm/yy ...Read more