Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: Inserting new record and using a unique generated number - help
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:55 PM 01-07-01 +0100, Andy Garner wrote:

> > Oh, why did I comment out the character set declarations? Normally, you
>define the character set and collation order (if you need to) when you
>create the database...then all text columns will use those unless they are
>declared differently.
>is it the case that character set *and* collation order can be defined with
>the database? I've been working on the assumption that only the character
>set can be specified in the database definition, and that collation order
>has to be defined with the columns (or domains)?

AFAIK, if you do actually stipulate a default character set, you get the collation sequence that's the default for that charset...if alternative collation orders are available for that charset, you have to specify them at domain or column level...


>Thanks, Andy.
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