Benjamin Eriksson · Feb 26, 2016
No Namespaces found


I'm trying to use iKnow but I get the following error "No iKnow-enabled namespaces found" in the Management Portal.

It was working on the 2015.2.2 version but now on 2016.2.0 it doesn't. I very new to Caché and iKnow so it's probably a simple problem. 

I was able to create a iKnow domain using the terminal and I can view it in the learning portal (http://localhost:57772/csp/sys/exp/_iKnow.UI.IndexingResults.zen).

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Hi all,

I was wondering, what is your favourite public cloud provider?

What is your level of engagement with the cloud provider? Are you testing their infrastructure? In which case I'd expect you being progressing a parallel test with at least a second provider ;-) Or, are you already running a production environment?



OK, so, let me be the first one to share my experience with one specific cloud provider.

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I'm curious to know what InterSystems clients are using for csp based web development methodology.

Are you doing tag based development, or class based development?

If you are using tag based development, what tools are you using to create the look and feel of your web pages?  Are you using tools like Adobe Dreamweaver, or do your developers sit down and code HTML using plain editors like Notepad and Notepad++

Are you doing prototyping of web pages and then adding CSP tags, or are you just developing the finished csp page with no prototype?

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Eduard Lebedyuk · Feb 17, 2016
Basic queue handling

Let's say the user need to execute some heavy code (build a report, or extensive calculations etc.). So, of course it needs to be asynchronous, and we possibly need to store some data about execution status. How?

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This morning on the old Caché Google Group, someone posed the following question, which I've decided to answer here, because it's interesting!

Is there a way to iterate ClassMethod's params, and get param's names and values?

The first answer I can come up with is: it's not easy! In any method, you could try to write code like this (where methodName is the name of your method):

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Tiago Ribeiro · Feb 18, 2016
Message Error - CSP.Page

The cache has error messages default, for example , " -139 SQLCODE : Competition impairment on the update: row versions are not the same. "

How i can exchange it for a more friendly to the user's message? I use the CSP.Page and form_save ( ).

What is best practice for this situation?

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In preparation for a presentation I need a  real-world LDAP schema that has been customized a bit beyond the basics.   Perferably this would be based on an OpenLDAP system which would make it easier to merge into this presentation. 


If you have such a schema you would be willing to share please respond or contact my directly at

Thanks in advance.

Rich Taylor

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Scott Beeson · Feb 8, 2016
Force or determine case?

I've searched the ObjectScript reference for any instances of Upper, Lower or Case and the only thing is a case/switch statement.  In all the documentation I can only find SQL and Cache Basic references for things like UCASE.

So how do I do this in ObjectScript?


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Has anyone come up with a way to create a separate thread of processing that can achieve shared access to a set of objects created from the initials process?  The situation is this.  There is a large complex set of objects representing a business process.  Some of these objects are in-memory only.  The desire is to spin off a separate thread that could do some ancillary processing on this data set without slowing down the main process.   Any thoughts?

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I'm designing a workflow for PHR via FTP.  What I've done is create a single FTP adapter to pick up files from multiple customers.  A router then accesses a lookup table and determines if a particular customer is allowed to send a particular message type to the state.  If not, the message doesn't go out.  It seems like everyone is against this approach (other than my CEO, thankfully), including Intersystems:

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Is there a possibility to map a CSP page residing in namespace ABC to a namespace XYZ so you could access it as if executing from XYZ: http://localhost:57772/csp/xyz/MyPage.csp ? Some odd cocktail of web application and package mappings that could make this happen?

The idea is to keep the CSP page in sort of a read-only namespace that only contains code, with the data residing in another namespace. This works for zen pages, but not for CSP.

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I'm working on some custom utility functions that I can utilize in Business Rules as well as other places.  I saw this line in the docs:

For each function you wish to define, add a class method to your new function set class. There is no support for polymorphism, so to be precise, you must mark these class methods as final.

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I'm trying to create a Zen Report that, when rendered to PDF has a header on every page that includes some items from the group that I'm iterating over in the <body>.  I can't use <header> as that only displays once for each iteration, even if that spans more than one page, but <pageheader> seems to be independent of <body> so again doesn't work.




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Chris Stewart · Jan 20, 2016
Nested Tabs on ZEN component


I'm starting to play around with dynamically creating tabs and panes from query data, and was trying to do the following, with nested tabs.

Tab Group

High level tabs

Sub Tab Group

Sub tabs from the High level tabs.

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Is it possible to override JQuery Mobile elements´styles (buttons, lists, font size, color, etc) or an existing  theme with a separate custom css file?

I am really interested in an official or elegant way to do it.


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New to CSP and Zen.  I've been going through tutorials and have made some progress.  Using the "Contacts" tutorial as an example, I'm trying to create a "ViewContact" page.  I want this to be linkable so I'm using URI Parameters, which I understand.  However, what I'm not sure about is how to retrieve a specific record.  Should I use a SQL statement?  If so, how?

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I created a Zen page with a header. All is good. I then created a new Zen page and during the wizard specified that it was a "subclass of a template page". So now I have Class Custom.App.HomePage Extends Custom.App.TemplateMaster. If I visit HomePage.cls I see the header from the template. However, the HomePage class has no XData Contents section so I have no idea how to actually add content. I tried adding the section but once I do then I don't see the template content anymore.

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Is there a way to select distinct keys from an field that has a collection index? I have a field defined as follows: Property data As %Library.String(COLLATION = "EXACT", MAXLEN = "", TRUNCATE = 0); Index data On data(KEYS) [ Type = bitmap ]; And I define a build value array method that parses my data outputs an array in the format array(KEYS)=VALUES. This is very useful because I can query my data using criteria such as  WHERE FOR SOME %ELEMENT(data) (%KEY='param') My question is whether there is some way to select distinct key values, e.g.

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Hi All,

I am trying to disable a button on a JQM application.

I started the button as disabled according to this code: {type:'$button',caption: Button',key:'button',disabled:true}

However, I would like to enable or disable the button via JavaScript code . I have tried the following, but it don´t have the same behavior and style as the code above.  

var view = zen('mainView');

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