crMODIFY & DBase Files. How to use?????:(
Posted on 1998-07-21
My question is as follows,
How on earth do you use crMODIFY to alter the fields in a dataset other than the first one. I can use it successfully to edit the first fields Type,Width and precision but am unable to modify any other field as I keep getting
"invalid restructure operation" . Does anyone have some code to show the correct way to step through a list of field descriptors as I am at my wits end trying to solve this. Surely someone has done this before?? I can also use the crAdd and crDrop successfully but the crMODIFY has got me stumped. I have already had a look at some source that just shows how to Add a new field but gee I need something more than that as I has adjusted the code to suit a modify operation and as I said it does alter/modify the first field descs in the DBase table but when it tries to do the DbiDoRestructure on the second field it crashes out every time. Anyone ??
Westy (PS Good points for this)