Subject Re: [IBO] looking for property
Author Rick Roen
Thanks Helen,

I couldn't see for forest for the OOP's!


--- In, Helen Borrie <helebor@t...> wrote:
> At 01:19 PM 11/12/2004 +0000, you wrote:
> >D7
> >IB_Cursor
> >
> >I'm doing some reporting routines that will print things like
> >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
> >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"
> >all the properties that are stored (like the SQL, and things
> >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
> >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
> :-) 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
> Delphi, after all!! :-)
> Helen