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1364 - 'Field XXXX doesn't have a default value'

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    1364 - 'Field XXXX doesn't have a default value'


    Finally starting to work with A5 and converting from a Visual Foxpro database, and I have the data converted to MySQL Server 5.5. I'm a complete novice in MySQL, so I'll apologize in advance for my ignorance ...

    I can create grids in A5 and bring up a new record dialog, but when I save, I get the error:
    1364 - 'Field 'MyPrimaryKeyFieldName_PK' doesn't have a default value'

    The field MyPrimaryKeyFieldName_PK is an integer, I've indicated in NaviCat that it's a Primary Key and I have it set to Autoincrement.

    Even if in NaviCat I try to add a new record I get the exact same error.

    I looked at the options for Default value, and it's NULL or empty string, neither of which I think is appropriate for an integer field. I tried entering a 0, and NaviCat didn't save it.

    What am I missing???



    Re: 1364 - 'Field XXXX doesn't have a default value'

    In Navicat the default value should be blank (no entry) and autoincrement checked. That's exactly how it should look, so you need to investigate more.
    Steve Wood
    See my profile on IADN


      Re: 1364 - 'Field XXXX doesn't have a default value'

      Hi Steve,

      Thanks for the response. Per your suggestion, after a little more investigation and reading of the MySQL Manual for 11.1.4. Data Type Default Values, it turns out that I had this value for the sql mode: STRICT_TRANS_TABLES,NO_AUTO_CREATE_USER,NO_ENGINE_SUBSTITUTION

      So in NaviCat I went to Tools|Server Monitor|MySQL and clicked on the database by A5 grid is connecting to.

      Then I clicked on the Variables tab for that database and found the SQL_MODE variable and then Removed the STRICT_TRANS_TABLES,NO_ENGINE_SUBSTITUTION values while leaving the NO_AUTO_CREATE_USER variable.

      I can now add values directly in NaviCat into the MySQL table as well as in the A5 grid into the MySQL table.

      Don't know exactly what the NO_AUTO_CREATE_USER means, but that's left for a little more research <G>.

      Again, thanks for the response, it helped me start my search ...