Category Archives: ‘Spider’ Web App

Use of Apostrophes in Student, Staff and Family Keys

The use of Apostrophes in the staff, student and family keys has long been supported by PCSchool however with the move to web based technologies, including our own “Spider”, their use can compromise the security of a website and many … Continue reading

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Spider – Issue in Firefox with Farspread (Result Entry)

This issue only relates to the use of Mozilla / Firefox. PCSchool has had an issue come to light where teachers using Firefox to enter student results via the ‘Result Entry’ control in Spider and some results are not saving. … Continue reading

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Spider – Issue in FireFox with Report View

ISSUE:  When using PCSchool Spider in Mozilla FireFox web browser and selecting to ‘View’ a report, invalid symbols may appear as shown below: SOLUTION: Reset the default built in PDF viewer in FireFox. Information on how to do this is available … Continue reading

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Markbook: Error Generating Spread column already belongs to this Data Table

Issue: When generating a Markbook in PCSchool Spider Web App get the following error. ‘Error: Error generating Spread is A Column named ‘#####’ already belongs to this DataTable:   Solution: Two columns in the Markbook are pointing to the same … Continue reading

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Result Entry XML Formats for Students / Caregivers in Spider

PCSchool Spider allows students and caregivers to view the results / comments entered in by staff and, if the school allows, for predictive results or feedback to be entered in by the student / caregiver. With in the Student Result Entry control … Continue reading

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WSUS Incompatibility – Spider initially fails to start

When logging onto the PCSchool Spider an error presents as: If WSUS is installed on the machine it will change one of the dll’s to the 64 bit. Changing the “32 bit application” to false will start Spider working but … Continue reading

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ARTHIABORT error in Spider Teacher Timetable

Issue: Sometimes when you try to run the timetable for a staff member, it comes up with the following message:  Solution: Go into your PCSchool database properties in SQL server. It may have compatibity settings set to 2000. We use some TSQL … Continue reading

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Report Printing and Fonts in Spider

Issue #1: The font which is used in the report and what is shown on screen as a PDF or Viewer will be different. Solution: There have been changes that the server might not have that font. If its there, might not … Continue reading

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