As of December 1, 2020, Focal Point is retired and repurposed as a reference repository. We value the wealth of knowledge that's been shared here over the years. You'll continue to have access to this treasure trove of knowledge, for search purposes only.
New TIBCO Community Coming Soon
In early summer, TIBCO plans to launch a new community—with a new user experience, enhanced search, and expanded capabilities for member engagement with answers and discussions! In advance of that, the current myibi community will be retired on April 30. We will continue to provide updates here on both the retirement of myibi and the new community launch.
What You Need to Know about Our New Community
We value the wealth of knowledge and engagement shared by community members and hope the new community will continue cultivating networking, knowledge sharing, and discussion.
During the transition period, from April 20th until the new community is launched this summer, myibi users should access the TIBCO WebFOCUS page to engage.
I am hitting a few roadblocks here. I have a request that requires a subquery, and I believe in webfocus this is accomplished via a hold file. So I am trying to create a hold file (for the 1st time) and this is what is giving me problems.
I found a few webpages that explain how to do this (like this) but I get hung up on the bit where I'm supposed to go to the Home tab > Format group. I suppose I'm using a different version of AppStudio, because in 8201 I don't see a Format group under Home. I've searched for creating a hold file in 8201 but I haven't found anything.
Now... I see a Format tab however. When I try to do similar steps (as the above link) from the Format tab I also hit roadblocks. I've tried to modify the Output format to binary and I changed the destination. But when I try to access that ftm/mas file from a new report it is not showing up. It is creating the file; I see it in the default WebFocus portal but it doesn't show up as a source when creating a new report. I tried refreshing with no success either.
And btw... if its not obvious, I'm new to WebFocus. I'm finding that AppStudio crashes a little too much, do you folks have that experience too? Right now all I can use is the GUI, the code is too over my head at the moment, but I will be going on code training next week.
Thank youThis message has been edited. Last edited by: FP Mod Chuck,
Uggh... nevermind... I tried doing this via the Format tab again, but this time I restarted App Studio and the newly created masterfile showed up. Can't say I'm loving my early experience with App Studio so far.