Subject Re: [IBO] Improvement for the SearchingLinks functionality?
Author Jason Wharton
Blanks shouldn't be in any of the string list entries. Some editors make
sure there are none but you may not be getting those benefits if you use the
properties manually.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ

-- We may not have it all together --
-- But together we have it all --

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christian G├╝tter" <cguetter@...>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, August 23, 2002 4:24 PM
Subject: [IBO] Improvement for the SearchingLinks functionality?

> Hi,
> since December 2000, I have tried many times to write
> a small sample app which uses SearchingLinks and an
> IB_SearchEdit in the way the SearchingLinks sample app
> written by Jason does it.
> These tries were very frustrating, because it never
> worked and I didn't know why. The IB_SearchEdit always
> showed up in black color and entering search criteria
> made no difference at all.
> I never presented this issue to the members of this
> support list, because I thought that I had made a
> very stupid mistake :-(
> The solution to this issue was quite stupid, indeed.
> I had to change my SearchingLinks from "JOB = P_JOB"
> to "JOB=P_JOB".
> So my question is: Is it documented that blanks are
> not allowed in SearchingLinks? Does it make sense
> that they are not allowed? I think it doesn't, because
> many other properties (eg. KeyLinks, OrderingLinks)
> still work with strings containing blanks.
> So if there is no technical reason why blanks are
> disallowed in the SearchingLinks, this should be
> considered as a small bug because it is inconsistent
> with regard to the other *Links.
> Just my 0,02 EUR.
> --
> Best regards,
> Christian