Subject Re: [IBO] looking for property
Author Helen Borrie
At 01:19 PM 11/12/2004 +0000, you wrote:

>I'm doing some reporting routines that will print things like Order
>confirmation, packing lists, invoices etc.
>I'm creating a TIB_Cursor instance on-the-fly, setting the SQL
>property, setting some field display formats, field visibility etc.
>Then I create some HTML which later prints or displays the report.
>Because I might have several of these reports I thought I might be
>able to set up the IB_Cursor with all the settings then "Stream" out
>all the properties that are stored (like the SQL, and things stored
>in TIB_StringLists). Then I could save these in the DB and call
>them back into a Cursor when I want to use them. This would save a
>lot of extra setup within the program each time and make it so I
>could change the report by modifying the BLOB where the properties
>are saved in the DB.
>Is there some property like this where I can save all the settings?

:-) Just subtype the tib_query, set all the properties you want, and create
an instance of it when you want it, use it, and destroy it. This *is*
Delphi, after all!! :-)