Studio 6.x - setting field width

Mayada Al-Kishtini malkishtini at
Tue Jan 9 13:54:18 EST 2018

Hi Andrew,

I don't understand the use of $cinst in your case.

You could try this syntax and see if it works with you as well:

Calculate  $clib.$reports.r_test.$objs.r_test_1225.$width as 4.833


-----Original Message-----
From: omnisdev-en [mailto:omnisdev-en-bounces at] On Behalf
Of Andrew Stolarz
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 1:46 PM
To: OmnisDev List - English
Subject: Re: Studio 6.x - setting field width

After some messing around, In order to set the field width correctly on the
report, you need to include the the report class name as well. (strange as
it is not required for things like setting visibility etc)

So it will look like this:

Calculate $cinst.r_test.$objs.r_test_1225.$width as 4.833


On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 10:06 AM, Andrew Stolarz <stolarz at> wrote:

> I have a report class. In the $construct I have this line:
> Calculate $cinst.$objs.r_test_1225.$width as 4.833
> In developer it does what it should, however in runtime it does not 
> set the field width.
> Am I missing something here or possible bug?
> Andrew
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