Category Archives: ‘Spider’ Web App

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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Crystal Report Error in Spider when Printing Reports

Issue – when printing / viewing reports within the Spider you may receive an error similar to the one below: Solution – Copy the files from the crystal installation to the aspet_client folder inside the website folder.  Copy all the … Continue reading

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Spider and Result Entry xml’s with more than One Format

In Spider for the different result entry formats to work, we should have the Value tag first as shown below: Having the Default Value tag first then the Value tag with Formats underneath is the most efficient method.

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SQL Server 2005/2008/R2 with data migrated from Version 2000

Issue – When opening the Teacher Timetable control in Spider the following error is received:  (The above error states: “Error generating SELECT failed because the following SET options have incorrect settings is ‘ARITHABORT’. Verify that SET options are correct for use … Continue reading

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