Subject Re: [IBO] Question about structure
Author Robert martin
Thanks Helen.

Knew it would be something simple :)

Rob Martin
Software Engineer

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Wild Software Ltd
----- Original Message -----
From: Helen Borrie
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 11:53 AM
Subject: Re: [IBO] Question about structure

At 09:42 AM 15/11/2004 +1300, you wrote:

>Hi All
>I am sure this really easy but here goes.
>I have lots of scenarios where I do an SQL (may be complex) and then work
>with the results, however I often want to check that a record has been
>returned. My code has used recordCount for this, however I believe that to
>do this with IBO components the components must run an SQL with the
>equivalent of a Count(). I don't want to do this. What is the best
>alternative, just check EOF?

Never use counts!! Use the IsEmpty property for queries; for ib_cursors,
call First and then check EOF.


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