Subject Re: File conversion
If you click on the "Files" option on the left of the eGroups screen
it will take you to a files area and there is a button there to
"Upload files."

It sounds like your routine is something that a lot of people will be
able to use...

Gerald S. Brown

--- In, dennis@a... wrote:
> At 12:00 PM 12/01/2000 -0700, you wrote:
> >If you don't have that, there are lots of tools that spit out SQL
from your
> >PDOX databases. data.
> >
> >Another thing you can do is use the TBatchMove component with the
BDE in
> >even the Pro version of Delphi and move each table separately.
> >
> >I would like to get my TIB_Import component so that it knows how to
read a
> >.DB file but I'm not there yet.
> Jason:
> I had mentioned last summer that I had written a utility that does
as follows:
> 1. Allows user to select a set of target *.db/dbf files.
> 2. For each *.dbf in the list it
> a. Parses out the field names, field length, field types
> b. Creates a new table in the InterBase database with the
appropriate fields
> c. Generates a parameterized INSERT statement
> d. Inserts all of the records from the *.dbf
> This does not use the BDE or any other intermediary.
> It manages fieldname conflicts with IB reserved words. I have only
used it
> with IB 5.6 and it makes no consideration of dialects and other
> IB6 issues.
> It is directly from the dbf binary to InterBase via TIB_DSQL. It
> the fieldnames and datatypes from the dbf header.
> It works very nicely for me.
> I will send a ZIP archive with the code to you directly (since I
> attach it to this message) for your use as you wish in connection
> IBObjects...
> Dennis McFall