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Delphi3 & SQL Anywhere

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These questions relate to Delphi3 with SQL Anywhere.
1. Using tables with autoIncrement fields. After insert/post the value assigned to the autoIncrement field is not available. To get it I need to do a last with the field as the index. This is not good.
The value is available after the post when using Paradox and Access tables.

2. When using a TQuery and a DBGrid, new records do not appear in the grid unless I refresh the query by close/open. If I substitute a TTable it works fine.

I must be missing something in the SQL Anywhere/odbc options but just what escapes me.
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Thank you for that.
I was not specific enough in my second question. The records which do not appear are the ones added by the user. They are added to the DBGrid and when the grid is scrolled the record is no longer there. This does not seem to good.

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Further info, FYI
I got a response from the Delphi news group which suggested that I use 'select @@identity' to get the autoIncrement number. Works fine.

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