Subject Re: [IBO] fieldinfo
> Not sure I understand what you are asking, but...
> Native IBO datasets don't create persistent objects - the Fields[] and Params[] are arrays of tib_Column. TIB_Column fills its properties on Prepare(). It knows what kind of TIB_Column sub-class to create by reading the validation structure back from the API. Does this help?

Helen - Does some of this get picked up from the SCHEMA

> >I don't have a LanAnalyzer to see what is exactly going over the
> >cable and I'am not sure if IB_Monitor is showing exactly only the
> >information that is requested by the Query component.
> IB_Monitor shows you the Prepare whenever it is done. It's only done when it is needed, e.g. when the statement gets invalidated by clearing and renewing the SQL property.

Bram - If you single step through the prepare and open, and
look at the IB_Monitor output I think you see the activity
to create the fields, which IBO caches. I believe some of
the information is stored locally - see my question to Helen

Lester Caine
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