Subject Re: [IBO] Changing MasterLinks at runtime
Author Helen Borrie (TeamIBO)
At 04:18 PM 06-05-02 -0500, you wrote:
>I need to change MasterLinks at runtime. The two possibilities are:
>The MasterLinks need to change if the user changes the contract type from
>"Purchase" to "Sale". How do I change the links and refresh the FRTLANE
>I see that the MasterLinks are a TIB_StringList, and I can .Clear or .Add
>them, but am not sure where to go from there.

You don't touch the MasterLinks of either detail set at all. The property
you want to reassign is MasterSource.

Write a procedure called something like "SwitchDetails", to which you pass
the reference to the detail set you want to switch to. You need to
complete any outstanding work on the "live" detail set, then close
it. Then simply swap over the MasterSource property.

MyDataModule.SwitchDetails(aQuery: TIB_Query);
with aQuery do
if MasterSource <> nil then
Exit; // because it's already the right one
if Name = 'qryPurchase' then
qrySale.MasterSource := nil
qryPurchase := nil;
MasterSource := dsMaster; // the datasource of the master set

Helen Borrie (TeamIBO Support)

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