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  • Record_Data_Get / Set

    I am using v10 build 2814 / 3539.

    I had some code using record_data_get followed by record_data_set and found that in the destination table data was either not written or written in the wrong field. Both tables have common field names and types.

    This is a very useful function to avoid writing lots of lines of code to copy a record from one large table to another.

    Has anyone else found this? If this is a bug, how do I report it?

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    Re: Record_Data_Get / Set

    John, a formal bug report is done using the Help menu in Alpha Five itself, and should include sample data and instructions for replicating the bug. Before submitting the bug report why don't you post a sample here and give others a chance to confirm the behavior you'r seeing? We might see something you're overlooking, since two sets of eyes are better than one.

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      Re: Record_Data_Get / Set

      John,
      Definitely do as Tom suggests please...I use those two functions as well in many areas and would have a vested interest in making sure they still work.
      Mike
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        Re: Record_Data_Get / Set

        John,
        I use these functions extensively and found no issues to this point. When you say
        Both tables have common field names and types
        Are you also assuring the field orders and positions in the tables are identical in the target table to that of the source table. Just having the names and type and sizes the same does not assure they are filled in appropriately. They have to be in the same position/order... Field 1 of source table is the same as Field 1 of target table.
        Mike W
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        • #5
          Re: Record_Data_Get / Set

          On re-checking the 2 tables, field names and sizes are identical but 2 positions are different hence the error.

          I had not realised the field positions needed to be the same as well. Thanks for pointing it out.

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