Subject Re: [IBO] Column Attributes and Field Properties not being kept (4.2.Gd)
Author Helen Borrie (TeamIBO)
At 07:29 PM 19-04-02 +0000, you wrote:
>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 confirm this with 4.2Gd. Field and column attributes that were there
before (set with 4.2Gc) remain, but the property editor is now not saving
any new settings to the DFM. It's a bug.

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.

If you want some guidelines as to how to set these properties in code, grab
the TechInfo sheet on Fields and Parameters.

>Any help?

Don't despair - losing the convenience of the property editor was not
intentional. If it's urgent and you need the means to revert to 4.2Gc
before Monday US time, contact me privately.

Helen Borrie (TeamIBO Support)

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