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Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciated.

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  • Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciated.

    In this video Selwyn talks about populating the geography field in a SQL Table.. http://www.ajaxvideotutorials.com/V1...Type_Part1.swf - I've used the function many time but now I can't find it, anyone got any clue on this..this is where it should be..Link thanks.
    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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    US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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    Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

    Peter,

    You have missed something. This only appears on a geography type field. I just checked, the field type must be Geography in order for it to appear (MSSQL)
    Last edited by Bill Griffin; 03-16-2012, 11:13 AM.
    Bill Griffin
    Parkell, Inc

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      Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

      Originally posted by Bill Griffin View Post
      You have missed something. This only appears on a geography type field. I just checked, the field type must be Geography in order for it to appear (MSSQL)
      FYI: In MySQL the field type is called "Geometry" - there are also a couple of other related types.
      Peter
      AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

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        Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

        Thanks Bill and Peter, attached is an image of the SQL definition, it's being ignored on my system, can you please create a dummy grids and try and access the function on your system please, I have used it a lot in the past and it continues on existing grids but not new. View Settings.
        Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
        Albert Einstein, (attributed)
        US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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          Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

          Pete,

          That looks good to me. Here are the properties for the location field:

          locationsettings.PNG
          Bill Griffin
          Parkell, Inc

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            Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

            Is that a NEW Grid or existing? - Also thanks for looking..
            Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
            Albert Einstein, (attributed)
            US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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              Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

              Just created it
              Bill Griffin
              Parkell, Inc

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                Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

                How strange? Bill are you using the current build?
                Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
                Albert Einstein, (attributed)
                US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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                  Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

                  Yup

                  Build.PNG
                  Bill Griffin
                  Parkell, Inc

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                    Re: Geography Field info missing - or have I missed something? - assistance appreciat

                    OK - thanks i'll start again.. see what happens.
                    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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                    US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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