Subject Re: [IBO] IB_EXPORTDialog...
Author Jason Wharton
I think the older version of DBF files only supported numeric data type. I
am using lowest common denominator format.

How is this a problem for you since it will simply store the number as
alpha-numeric text and zero decimal places.


----- Original Message -----
From: "mlc29150" <mlc29150@...>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 8:00 AM
Subject: [IBO] IB_EXPORTDialog...

> Thank you Helen for the indication.
> I've notice one thing in the export to DBF format :
> Longint Field (of a firebird database) seems to be converted to float
> field...
> This may produce an error if there are values in the field.
> (I've wrote a simple SQL instruction in the SQL property of the
> IB_exportDialog :
> Select * from my DATABASE...)
> I'm using the 4.2Ie version of IBO...
> Michel LE CLEZIO.