How to Create a Project with a Single PB Application in Visual Expert

Follow the steps below:

  1. Click ‘New’ on the ribbon menu and select ‘PowerBuilder’ in the next pop-up.
    Create PowerBuilder Project in Visual Expert
  2. Choose the PowerBuilder version that matches your code.
    Choose PowerBuilder Version
  3. Click on ‘PowerBuilder library folders/files’.
    Select PowerBuilder Folders/Files to Analyze
    Check this tutorial for more details on importing source code from GIT, SVN or TFS
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  4. Click on “Add files” to specify the location of your PB code. Then, click "Next".
    Add PowerBuilder Files

  5. Provide a Name and Description for future reference.
    Name your PowerBuilder Project
  6. Decide if you want to activate Code Inspection Features.
    Activate Code Inspection for PB Code
  7. Set the scheduler to refresh your code analysis automatically on a regular basis.
    Schedule PowerBuilder Code Analysis
  8. Select “Launch the analysis”, then click ‘Finish’.
    Launch PowerBuilder Code Analysis
  9. Once the analysis is complete, you can navigate the PowerBuilder objects in the treeview:
    PowerBuilder Application Code Analysis

 

Visual Expert 2020, PowerBuilder, Create Project Guide