Query.recordcount always gives 1 record ?

Posted on 2004-08-13
Last Modified: 2010-04-05

Can anyone help me with this problem.

I hava a Paradox table. When I use a Query, and I know for certain, that the result will be an empty query, the recordcount of that query gives me 1 record instead of 0 . When there is one record that matches the query, the recordcount is also one !!!

quid ?

thx a lot
Question by:marioway
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esoftbg earned 50 total points
ID: 11797700
Try to use another query when you need to know the count of records:

function  TForm1.CountOfRecords(TableName: string): Integer;
  Count: Integer;
  Count := 0;
    QueryCount.Active := False;
    QueryCount.SQL.Text :=''
                        + 'SELECT COUNT(*) FROM '
                        + TableName
                        + '';
    QueryCount.Active := True;
    Count := QueryCount.Fields[0].AsInteger;
    Result := Count;

procedure TForm1.SpeedButton1Click(Sender: TObject);
  EditCount.Text := IntToStr(CountOfRecords('EMPLOEE'));

Author Comment

ID: 11799847
Thank You very much esoftbg


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