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Subject: RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method
Thread ID: 288908 Message ID: 288962 # Views: 43 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 SP2 Category: Forms
Date: Monday, December 27, 2010 11:54:00 AM         
   


> >
> > Hi Stefan
> > I often see people using sys(2015) for a cursor name. Did you do it here just because it is a sample, or do you use that in your own code as well? Why not just take a meaningful name, i.e. crsStates, so we'd have a good overview when using the datasession window? Is there any good reason to use sys() in real code (except to avoid duplicate names when creating tons of cursors) ?
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> > Regards
> > Samir
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> Actually in this case (RowSourcetype=3-SQL) I also prefer using a meaningful name like crsStates. Because using something like that, instead of using cboMyCombo.Value, I can directly check crsStates.StateAbbr or crsStates.StateName and so on (any column of cursor, whether it is part of columns or not and no datatype conversion is needed). ie: It might be:
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select * from orders where country = 'USA' into cursor crsOrders
> 

> with columncount = 2 and I could simply check crsOrders.Order_Amt or crsOrders.Order_date for the selected record.


I do that now very frequently as well, since you showed me once how to fill a combo using UNION (as Stefan showed to Gerald). Accessing the data directly from the cursor is so convenient. BTW, I thank you again for showing me that simple trick: you can't imagine how much code I got rid off in my forms thanks to this. Before, I always used arrays because I needed the additional < select one > item in my combos...


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Do you also use sys(2015) for cursor names, as Stefan does in common datasessions? Or in other situations? When I have 2 comboEmployees on the same form, I just fill the combo-property "cCursorAlias" with "xEmployees1", which will create a cursor with that name. Otherwise, left empty, it defaults to a cursor name of "xEmployees". For this special case, I don't need sys(). But as you know, I'm still a beginner and haven't yet seen much, that's why I ask.

Regards
Samir

ENTIRE THREAD

Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Gerald Fay @ 12/25/2010 9:27:55 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/25/2010 11:15:20 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Gerald Fay @ 12/26/2010 6:33:49 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/26/2010 9:02:07 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Samir H. @ 12/27/2010 2:22:52 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by tushar @ 12/27/2010 5:11:48 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/27/2010 10:56:04 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Samir H. @ 12/27/2010 11:57:12 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Ony Too @ 12/27/2010 2:13:01 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Samir H. @ 12/27/2010 2:56:32 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Ony Too @ 12/28/2010 6:36:49 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Samir H. @ 12/28/2010 8:03:04 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Cetin Basoz @ 12/27/2010 10:59:11 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Samir H. @ 12/27/2010 11:54:00 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Cetin Basoz @ 12/27/2010 6:04:34 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Gerald Fay @ 12/27/2010 7:08:38 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/27/2010 11:25:32 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2010 3:40:59 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Samir H. @ 12/28/2010 3:54:37 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/28/2010 7:33:01 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2010 8:05:48 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/28/2010 10:28:42 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/29/2010 12:19:48 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Cetin Basoz @ 12/29/2010 1:41:27 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/29/2010 2:11:57 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/29/2010 2:20:14 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Cetin Basoz @ 12/29/2010 2:39:39 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Samir H. @ 12/29/2010 3:08:48 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Cetin Basoz @ 12/30/2010 9:32:09 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/29/2010 11:42:07 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Gerald Fay @ 12/28/2010 8:25:03 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/28/2010 10:31:14 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Ony Too @ 12/26/2010 6:00:33 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Gerald Fay @ 12/27/2010 2:01:43 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Cetin Basoz @ 12/27/2010 10:51:52 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Anders Altberg @ 12/26/2010 7:20:37 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2010 3:44:21 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Gerald Fay @ 12/28/2010 8:55:49 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Anders Altberg @ 12/29/2010 5:23:29 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/29/2010 11:57:08 PM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Anders Altberg @ 12/30/2010 10:12:32 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2010 6:31:22 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Gerald Fay @ 12/28/2010 8:37:18 AM
RE: Newbee and AddProperty form method Posted by Ron Seidl @ 2/16/2014 4:54:41 PM