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Inserting from databse into textfield

Posted on 2006-07-08
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I have a ms access database. I successfully set up a connection. Now, how to insert from database into textfield and vice versa? Thank you.
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page1 - http://delphi.about.com/od/database/l/aa032001a.htm
page2 - http://delphi.about.com/od/database/l/aa032001b.htm

A Beginner's Guide to Delphi Database Programming:
http://delphi.about.com/od/database/a/databasecourse.htm

Data modifications:
http://delphi.about.com/od/database/l/aa041701a.htm

http://delphi.about.com/od/database/l/aa050101a.htm

there are alot of ways to do what you ask, but the above links should help to get you started
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if adotable1.locate('table name','primary key',[]) then  //first locate the record 'if' exists
begin
edit1.Text := adotable1.FieldValues['db row name']
end else showmessage('Record not found');

if adotable1.locate('table name','primary key',[]) then  //first locate the record 'if' exists
begin
adotable1.Edit;
adotable1.FieldByname('db row name').AsString := edit1.Text;
adotable1.Post;
end else showmessage('Record not found');

the above mentioned is for when the table has been made and when the primary keys are set eg : the db has already been layed out...

Peace Scay7
P.s not a 50 point Q
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use TDBEdit, just assign the DataSource and specify the field you want to display
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