Solved

searching table

Posted on 1998-05-02
1
149 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-06
I want to put together a window where the user can see the data from a table in a list box and as they enter a word an edit box, the list refreshes itself to show a subset of the table with what they entered, whether that be a piece of the word or the whole thing.
0
Comment
Question by:dpms
1 Comment
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
kjteng earned 50 total points
ID: 1340633
You may use dblookUpList or dbLookUpcombo component to link the lookup display, lookupitem and lookupsource to the table which contains the data.

What do you mean by "to show a subset of the table"? If what
you want is just to search for a particular item, u just have to add an onChange event to the edit component. Something like this:

procedure TForm1.Edit1Change(Sender: TObject);
begin
  table1.findKey([ edit1.text])
end;

Of course an index must be created and in use for the table


0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The uses clause is one of those things that just tends to grow and grow. Most of the time this is in the main form, as it's from this form that all others are called. If you have a big application (including many forms), the uses clause in the in…
Introduction The parallel port is a very commonly known port, it was widely used to connect a printer to the PC, if you look at the back of your computer, for those who don't have newer computers, there will be a port with 25 pins and a small print…
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
In this video I am going to show you how to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes using CodeTwo Backup for Office 365. Learn more about the tool used in this video here: http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ (http://www.codetwo.com/ba…

867 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now