Developers

World class technical support for all Omnis programmers.

At TigerLogic we recognize that development support is as important as the software we provide,
vital in allowing you to develop, deploy and maintain your Omnis applications as quickly and as easily as possible.

The following Tech Notes are designed to help you with some of the more common technical problems you might face while developing your Omnis application. Subscribe to the RSS feed to get notified when Tech notes are added or updated. Click here to access old tech notes.

Using Oracle Instant Client on Windows New TNSQ0034
JavaScript Components: Trans button New TNJC0008
Using the Omnis Synchronization Server New TNJS0005
JavaScript Components: High Definition Icons New TNJC0007
JavaScript Components: Subform Sets New TNJC0006
Creating Server Tables Automatically New TNSQ0033
Creating Dynamic Web Forms New TNWE0027
Making a Proxy Connection using the Oracle DAM New TNSQ0032
Setting Environment Variables on the Mac Updated TNSQ0025
Using Bind Variables with SQL Classes Updated TNSQ0001
Building & Customizing the Android app   TNJS0001
Building & Customizing the iOS JavaScript Wrapper app   TNJS0002
Setting up the Omnis App Server   TNJS0003
JavaScript Client Construct Row   TNJS0004
Using the Omnis Synchronization Server New TNJS0005
Complex Grid   TNJC0001
Subform control   TNJC0002
Data grid control   TNJC0003
Linked List   TNJC0004
Device Control   TNJC0005
Subform Sets New TNJC0006
High Definition Icons New TNJC0007
Trans button New TNJC0008
Setting Secure mode for the Omnis App Server   TNWE0009
Cancelling a long server process from a remote form   TNWE0012
Asynchronous Programming in Omnis   TNWE0014
Direct HTTP access in Omnis   TNWE0016
Using Omnis HTTP Commands   TNWE0018
Using the JavaScript Client with PHP   TNWE0024
Creating Dynamic Web Forms New TNWE0027
Personalizing Your iOS Application   TNMC0001
Building an iOS Application   TNMC0002
iOS Wireless Application Distribution   TNMC0003
How to install Omnis Studio 3.x under Linux (Updated Jan 04)   TNLI0001
The Integration of Open Office in Omnis Studio under Linux   TNLI0002
How to run and use Omnis Studio on Linux platforms (updated Jan 04)   TNLI0003
Setting up Omnis on Debian Linux   TNLI0004
How to determine the MAC address under Linux   TNLI0005
OpenSSL Error when launching Omnis Studio on RedHat6   TNLI0006
Objects and Object References   TNOO0001
Polymorphism in Omnis   TNOO0002
Using References   TNOO0003
Beginners guide to Abstraction and Inheritance   TNOO0004
Encapsulation of GUI Objects   TNOO0005
   General
Using Bind Variables with SQL Classes
Updated
TNSQ0001
Inserting Dates into a Server from Omnis Studio   TNSQ0002
Omnis Studio Examples - SQL   TNSQ0004
Altering Datatypes for the columns in your Omnis SQL table   TNSQ0005
Mapping Character Sets   TNSQ0013
SQL Error Handler   TNSQ0017
Using multiple SQL backends with Omnis   TNSQ0018
Intelligent SQL Search   TNSQ0022
Setting Environment Variables on the Mac Updated TNSQ0025
Table Classes versus Object Classes   
  TNSQ0027
Omnis Character Mapping Explained
  TNSQ0028
Creating Server Tables Automatically New TNSQ0033
   Oracle
The DEFAULTDATE keyword for Oracle
Accessing Oracle 9i in Omnis
Using Oracle Instant Client with Mac-PPC
Using Oracle Instant Client with Mac-Intel
Using Oracle Instant Client on Windows New
Configuring Oracle DAM(s) on Linux
Connecting to an Oracle 64-bit Server
Mixing Unicode and Non-Unicode Data Types with Oracle
PL/SQL Array Binding with Oracle
Making a Proxy Connection using the Oracle DAM
New
   Sybase
Using Mac OSX DAMORA8 and DAMSYBSE DAMs with Studio 4.2   TNSQ0011
Connecting to Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere 9 (ASA)
Connecting to Sybase from Mac OSX
Connecting to Sybase SQL Anywhere 10/11  from a Mac-Intel Client
Connecting to Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere 11 64-bit Server
Connecting to Sybase from Mac OSX
   MySQL
Creating your own SQL session for MySQL
Making SSL Connections using the MySQL DAM
   PostgreSQL
Mapping Extended Characters with PostgreSQL
Making SSL Connections using the PostgreSQL DAM
   ODBC / Omnis ODBC Driver
ODBC Administration with Omnis Studio
Omnis ODBC Access Masks   TNSQ0003
Using Outer Joins with OmnisSQL and the Omnis ODBC Driver   TNSQ0007
   DB2
Non-Visual DB2 DAM and Record Locking
   JDBC
Making Connections using the JDBC DAM
Multiple Libraries and Task Variables   TNLB0001
Using .Net objects in Omnis Studio   TNEX0001
The Omnis Remote Studio Applet (rStudio)   TNEX0002
Using the .NET Objects component   TNEX0003
Displaying progress in FTP Transfer   TNEX0004
Creating XML documents with oXML   TNXM0001
Creating Unicode External Components   TNXM0002
Creating Old-Style Unicode External Components   TNXM0003
Using Omnis Studio as a SOAP host   TNWS0001
Using Complex Data Structures.   TNDM0001
Data Corruption Problems.   TNDM0002
String Tables in Omnis Studio.   TNDM0003
NULLs in Expressions and Omnis   TNDM0004
Synchronizing a Schema and a corresponding Table in a datafile   TNDM0005
Transfering your customised Component Store between versions of Studio.   TNID0001
Naming conventions used in Studio.   TNID0002
Documenting your Omnis code   TNID0003
Creating your own Component Store Objects   TNID0004
Adding version info to your application   TNID0005
Changing Built-in Shortcut Keys in Studio 5.0.1   TNID0006
Cascaded Menu Instances.   TNGI0001
Embedding Styles Within Lists.   TNGI0002
Omnis Tree Control.   TNGI0003
Prompt for Search Class.   TNGI0006
Picture Conversion in Omnis 7.   TNGI0007
Storing JPEGs in a Server Database.   TNGI0008
Scatter Graphs using the $seriesgroupswap property.   TNGI0009
The Deployment Process and FAQ.   TNGI0010
Handling the conversion of a Mac text file to an ANSI (PC) text file.   TNGI0011
How to drop down a droplist automatically when entering the dropdown list.   TNGI0012
Studio Event Management.   TNGI0013
Transparent Window Objects   TNGI0014
Dynamic Positioning of Objects   TNGI0015
Programming without the Enter Data command   TNGI0016
Creating your own Omnis desktop   TNGI0017
Using $dataname in Subwindow fields   TNGI0018
Adding colors and icons to lists   TNGI0019
Manually changing the sort order of list lines   TNGI0020
How to display PDF files directly in Omnis Studio   TNGI0021
Re-usable Context Menus   TNGI0022
Using $gridcolumn and $gridsection in Complex Grids   TNGI0023
Translating and/or Replacing Built-in Omnis Menus   TNGI0024
Using the style() function in Tree Lists   TNGI0025
Standard Menu Command   TNGI0026
Using Subwindows in a Tab Pane   TNGI0027
Creating a dynamic search field   TNGI0028
Column Sensitive Context Menus for Headed List Boxes   TNGI0029
Expanding And Collapsing A Tree.   TNNO0002
Grid Field Exceptions.   TNNO0003
OLE Automation Notation.   TNNO0004
The ODBC Driver for Datafile Access and $publicdata.   TNNO0005
Using Register DLL and Call DLL.   TNNO0006
Removing duplicate rows from a list.   TNNO0007
Using $filter on a list.   TNNO0008
Proportional sizing of columns in a headed list.   TNNO0009
Tree lists - displaying nodes with a common parent.   TNNO0010
Creating default values in new rows in an extendable data grid.   TNNO0011
Moving objects on a specific tab of a pane.   TNNO0012
The Notational approach to using FileOps   TNNO0013
$tag and $drawinactive Properties of a Tree list   TNNO0014
Defining a list with up to 400 columns   TNNO0015
Avoiding calculations with NULL   TNNO0016
Using custom properties with $sendall   TNNO0017
How to use the strpbrk() and strspn() functions.
  TNFN0001
LaserWriter8 (MAC OS)
  TNPR0001
The job setup dialog   TNPR0002
Printing ranges of pages   TNPR0003
Report Class Prints Itself   TNPR0004
The Page Setup when printing in Omnis   TNPR0005
Horizontal Sliding   TNPR0006
Demonstrating the use of $print in reports   TNPR0007
Save a report as PDF   TNPR0008
Storing Report Job Setup Parameters   TNPR0009
Converting Omnis 7 applications to Omnis Studio.   TNCN0001
Preparation of Omnis 7 code prior to conversion.   TNCN0002
Windows User Access Control (UAC)   TNWI0001
Running the Omnis App Server as a Windows Service   TNWI0002

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