Subject FastReport, was Re: [IBO] I need help with TIBO and QuickReports QRDBText.Mask
Author Jörg Schiemann
Don't appologize for something what is not your fault.

After all I read I decided to buy FastReport because it works with the
But already with the second report I've got my first problem.
It seems that FastReport can't handle NUMERIC(18,n) fields.
I get the error 'Invalid variant operation' if there is a int64 field in the
That's Live :-?

I don't know how many of us use fastreport with SQL dialect 3 and 64bit
But I think it's worth to know.

I've sent a mail to the fastreport list, but it's weekend now and I haven't
got an answer yet.


Jörg Schiemann

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jason Wharton" <jwharton@...>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, February 23, 2001 8:09 PM
Subject: Re: [IBO] I need help with TIBO and QuickReports QRDBText.Mask

> I am reverting the change that I did so that IBO will only use a BCD filed
> it you ask it to. Previously it would always use a float field for columns
> with decimal places and so that is the way I am going to keep it.
> If you want BCD columns there is a ColumnAttribute you can set called BCD.
> This will make IBO favor it over float.
> Please see the next sub-release for a resolution of this issue.
> Sorry about this, I had no idea QR would throw a wrench in the works...
> HTH,
> Jason Wharton
> CPS - Mesa AZ
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jörg Schiemann" <schimmi@...>
> To: "IBObjects" <>
> Sent: Monday, February 12, 2001 3:20 PM
> Subject: [IBO] I need help with TIBO and QuickReports QRDBText.Mask
> > Hi,
> > since I updated from version 3.6Cd to 3.6Cf my Quickrapports behaves
> > strange.
> >
> > I use TIBOQueries (of course) and I have problems with numeric fields
> > DECIMAL(9, 2) and NUMERIC(18, 2) in combination with
> > QRDBText.Mask (###,###,###.00).
> > If I don't use Mask the report shows the value and if I use the mask it
> only
> > shows the fieldname.
> >
> > I tested today on another PC. I installed D5 with update pack 1 and the
> > update for
> > quickreport 3.07.
> > First I installed IBObjects 3.6Cd and the report was fine.
> > When I updated to 3.6Cf I got the same error. And yes, I removed all
> > previous
> > files including IBO_D?.*
> >
> > Can someone else test it too?
> >
> > Has the TIBO dataset being changed since 3.6Cd?
> >
> > Best regards
> > Jörg Schiemann