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I want to write a routine that will create a paradox table (including indexes) based upon the structure of another paradox table.  How can I do this ?
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ZifNab earned 300 total points
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Hi johnClarke,

What about the TBatchMove component with Copy?

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batCopy      Create the destination table based on the structure of the source table. If the destination already exists, the operation will delete it, and replace it with the new copy of the source.

Regards, Zif.

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by:kretzschmar
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Hi johnClarke
Oops Zif was faster,


Table1 is source and active
Table2 is destination and inactive
both have the same Database entry

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  Table1.IndexDefs.Update;
  Table2.FieldDefs.Assign(Table1.FieldDefs);
  Table2.IndexDefs.Assign(Table1.IndexDefs);
  Table2.TableName := Edit1.Text;
  Table2.CreateTable;
end;

meikl
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by:kretzschmar
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Hi johnclarke,

appendix, i've comment out, what i do
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  Table1.IndexDefs.Update;  {retrieves all available indexes}
  Table2.FieldDefs.Assign(Table1.FieldDefs); {Copy FieldDefinitions}
  Table2.IndexDefs.Assign(Table1.IndexDefs); {Copy IndexDefinitions}
  Table2.TableName := Edit1.Text;  {Give a Name}
  Table2.CreateTable; {Create, existing table will be overwritten}
end;

meikl
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