Subject Re: [IBO] loosing records Help
Author Helen Borrie (TeamIBO)
At 07:06 AM 10-01-02 -0800, you wrote:

>I assign some flags, then assign the field values to variables.
>then insert a new record and assign it's field with the variables and post.
>I think this is where i'm not posting correctly.
>but you mention a IBOdatabase component, I don't have one in my datamodule
>, can that be a problem, how do connect/use a IBOdatabase and i have a
>transaction component , or is the default transaction ok, and how should I
>use it?

If you are using a transaction component on its own, and ignoring it, then your work is never being committed, since its Autocommit setting defaults to False.

USE A TIBODATABASE PLEASE. (You *can* add extra transactions to it later, when you understand better how transactions work...)

This is the equivalent of the TDatabase in the Delphi VCL. It is a connection with one embedded transaction. Its default Autocommit setting is True.

Set it up as follows:

Path - the local path on the server machine where the database resides, e.g. c:\databases\DansDB.gdb

Protocol - cpTCP_IP (or cpLocal if you are using local interbase)

Server - name of your server

After that, go up to DatabaseName and enter a short, friendly name in place of the full path that currently appears there, e.g. DansDB or whatever you like.

Now, go to each data access object in turn and

1. select this name for their DatabaseName property.
2. replace their IB_Transaction setting with <default>.
3. replace their IB_Connection setting with <default> if it is not already

4. If you have a IB_Connection in your datamodule, comment out any of its code handlers and remove it.

(You will want this code on the equivalent handlers for your database object).

Next, search your handler code for any references to your current transaction and comment them out. (Leave the transaction there for now, it won't eat anything).

IBOTransaction has most of the properties and methods of the TIB_Connection and TIB_Transaction classes so consult their documentation for the detailed help if you don't find it under TIBODatabase.

>this application was a conversion from a progress DB,BDE to IBO and IB/FB
>and I not to familiar with the workings of IBO(obviously,but learning)
>can I still insert IBODatabase and connect in the datamodule?

Yes, if you are using a datamodule, that's the right place for it to be.

Helen Borrie (TeamIBO Support)

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