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myDBR 6.3 - "PHP 8.1 support"

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  1. myDBR Team, Key Master

    myDBR Team is happy to announce the availability of the myDBR 6.3 release.

    myDBR 6.3 brings PHP 8.1 compatibility and new functionality

    New functionality:

    • PHP 8.1 compatibility
    • dbr.http.post and dbr.http.get commands allows making external calls (an OEM feature)
    • dbr.form command for questionnaires/custom forms (an OEM feature)
    • dbr.columnhighlite command for columnfilter-like functionality for highlighting rows
    • plain_URL option added to dbr.report
    • Allowing dynamic URL parameters with GET_ is now on by default
    • Added optional mail recipient name for dbr.mail
    • Calendar entries can now be saved as iCalendar files
    • Additional fields for calendar entries (description, location, and URL)
    • Reports now by default accept input from POST in addition to GET
    • Added ipinfo.io as a provider for ip2location

    Fixes and general improvements:

    • Improved formatting of Chart.js charts
    • internal optimizations
    • Fix for the donut.orientation parameter in Chart.js
    • Chart.js color option fix
    • PDF export uses now less memory
    • Nicer mail debug output
    • Columnfilter and styles now work together
    • Fixed a rare issue with dbr.cellformat in dbr.editable
    • Follow the change in ip2location.com:n API change

    As always, you can update to the new version using the myDBR's automatic updater.

    Happy reporting,
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    myDBR Team

  2. maron, Member

    There is a number formatting bug in this update for us - can you please check this as all our decimal numbers are inflated unless we apply number formatting to every single column in every single report.

  3. myDBR Team, Key Master

    What do you mean by "inflated"? Can you be more specific?

    What is the number number you expect and what is the number that you get? Can you shown a simple example with code and a screenshot?

    The reason we are asking is that we do not see any abnormal behavior.
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    myDBR Team

  4. maron, Member

    Please see the inbox at support@mydbr.com where I have described this in detail - it is like the program is ignoring the decimal separator from the database. Probably a language specific issue, I'm checking my inbox regularly for your reply.

  5. myDBR Team, Key Master

    The issue is now fixed in the latest myDBR 6.3.0 build.

    Thank you for reporting the issue.

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    myDBR Team

  6. maron, Member

    Thanks for a quick response.

    The new features are quite interesting.

    Do the http.post & http.get commands run client or server side?

    Are the results usable as inputs in the following parts of reports?

    Looking forward to play around with this.

  7. myDBR Team, Key Master

    Both http.post and http.get run from the server (you can already do this in the client via JavaScript). Both return the value from the called server. It is up to you to make something out of the return value.

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    myDBR Team


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