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--- In IBObjects@y..., "Helen Borrie (TeamIBO)" <helebor@d...> wrote:
> At 03:11 PM 25-01-02 +0000, you wrote:
> >I setup an autoincrement field using the IBWorkbench Wizard for a
> >program that accesses the data using Interbase Objects
> >object- the one that is InfoPower compatible.
> >In delphi I set the required-flag of the concerning field to false.
> > When I run the program and hit insert, and then add data to the
> >fields, except the ID field, and then use save, I get the
> >error " exception class edatabase error with message 'field'
> >PatientID must have value"
> >What am I doing wrong?
> >> My IBworkbench has the following code in the trigger section
> >> begin
> >> /* first - check for NULL for this column */
> >> if (new.PATINFO_ID is null)
> >> then begin
> >> /* if NULL, provide a new ID for this generator */
> >> new.PATINFO_ID = gen_id(PATINFO_GEN, 1);
> >> end
> >> end
> >> And the following code in the generator
> >> CREATE GENERATOR PATINFO_GEN;
> >> SET GENERATOR PATINFO_GEN TO 0;
> You can fool delphi but you can't fool the database! Either use
the klutzy solution of using a special InsertSQL DEM statement that
doesn't include the generator column (we don't call them
autoincrement in FB/IB, because they are not autoincrement type!).
> The IBO way to do it is to set the GeneratorLinks property, like
> Nothing could be simpler.
> Take the NotRequired attribute off the TField. Its not required. :)
> Helen Borrie (TeamIBO Support)
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