Subject Re: [IBO] Re: IBO's use of StringList
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:44 PM 15-09-02 +0000, you wrote:
>--- In IBObjects@y..., "Luiz" <cprmlao@i...> wrote:
> > Why don't you select only the fields that you need from server in
> > querys?
> > Are you using 'select *'? This is not good to C/S approach.
> No, I have no 'select *' queries. I need all the fields to allow
>the user to edit them. Almost all queries are 'live'.

A better client/server approach is to populate the grids with a single or
small dataset as a "selector" and, in the same transaction, to perform
another query to fetch back the single row for editing...this model is
commonly termed "drill-down" and IBO is highly oriented to it.