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Trap ODBC error code

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I would like to check for the existance of a SQL table via COLD FUSION.  I run a DROP TABLE tblxyz; and then would like to check for an ODBC error code S0002 in the case if the table does not yet exist.  If this is the case I want to branch around and get past the error.
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<CFTRY>
      <cfquery datasource="ohiotest" name="testme">
            select *
            from tblxyz
      </cfquery>
<CFCATCH type="Database">
      <cflocation url="newpage.cfm">
</CFCATCH>
</cftry>



Something like this would work where newpage is the direct to

Hope this works
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by:anusha
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bigbadb,

Is there a way to do the CFCATCH if I am using CF3.1 which does not support this tag?

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by:bigbadb
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you can try cferror but it doesnt work nearly as well as cfcatch and cfcatch is only available in CF 4.0
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