Subject RE: [IBO] Default value and empty string: bug?
Author Kaputnik
Did you check fort he BLANK IS NULL property in the FieldPorperties of
your query?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mmenaz@... [mailto:mmenaz@...]
> Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2001 4:44 PM
> To:
> Subject: [IBO] Default value and empty string: bug?
> Hi, I've posted the message #8176, but not confirm of the problem from
> the "guru". Could you have a look at it, Jason or Geoff? Thanks.
> IBO 3.6.Di. Sorry but I need it and I would know if I'm doing
> something wrong before trying to invent workarounds if not needed.
> I repeat the message for your convenience:
> Date: Mon Jul 2, 2001 5:52 pm
> Subject: Default value and empty string
> Hi, I want to set a default value for my Descrizione field to ''
> (empty string).
> I have the domain
> and the query with GetServerDefaults to true.
> But when I insert the record (I'm using a IB_Grid), if I leave the
> field empty the record posted has a Null value. I've tried to put a
> definition in DefaultValue property of the query with Descrizione=''
> but the '' is put as field value :)
> How can I do what I want (apart from entering a space in the field
> when I want it to be empty). This is because in subsequent ordering,
> null values have strange behaviour, while empty fields have not,
> Thanks
> Marco Menardi
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