Subject RE: [IBO] Column Attributes and Field Properties not being kept (4.2.Gd)
Author Thomas Steinmaurer
Hello Jim,

I can confirm this using the newest release downloaded today.

Editing the string lists ColumnAttributes and FieldProperties
directly works for me.

Any ideas?

Thomas Steinmaurer
IB LogManager 2.0 - The Logging Tool for Interbase/Firebird

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jbgilmartin [mailto:jim@...]
> Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 9:29 PM
> To:
> Subject: [IBO] Column Attributes and Field Properties not being kept
> (4.2.Gd)
> Just this morning I d/l the evalutation of IBObjects 4.2.Gd. Ive used
> IBO in the past.
> I have a simple query, I have an IB_Connection and an
> IB_Transaction on the same form. Query is Select * from Tools; Tools
> has two fields, TOOLID integer, TOOLNAME varchar(40).
> In both IB_Query and IBOQuery after setting the SQL, I prepare the
> query and try to set the various options in Column Attributes (in the
> Edit Query property editor). I am specifically interested in Blank is
> Null and setting Required to FALSE (overriding NOT NULL for TOOLID).
> However, no option in either Column Attributes or Field Properties
> stays set once I leave that column. E.G. I set Blank is null for
> ToolID column, select ToolName, select the ToolID column and Blank is
> Null is unchecked again. I have tried hitting apply after setting the
> checkbox, and hitting OK after checking the checkbox, but no settings
> stayed set. I have tried without preparing the query and hitting new.
> I can add a column there, but the same occurance happens, and after
> hitting ok, the new column attribute entry isn't saved.
> I can set the various field properties via the IB_StringList type
> properties. However, after setting them, there is no way to change
> them via the Edit Query editor.
> I don't know the format for entries in the ColumnAttributes, so I can
> test them. When I evaluated IBO in the past, I just relied on the
> Editor to set these values.
> Any help?
> Thanks
> -- Jim
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