BBjRecordSet::getEmptyRecordData

Description

In BBj 4.0 and higher, this method gets a new (empty) BBjRecordData buffer from a BBjRecordSet.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

BBjRecordData

getEmptyRecordData()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Returns an empty BBjRecordData object (all fields return a value of """).

Remarks

None.

Example

REM ' Get empty record data from a RecordSet

REM ' First, create a data file
FILENAME$="BBjRecordSet.dat"
MODES$=""
TEMPLATE$="STATE:C(2),NAME:C(16*=)"
erase FILENAME$,err=*next
mkeyed FILENAME$,[0:1:2],0,32
channel=unt
open (channel)FILENAME$
dim REC$:TEMPLATE$

REM ' Load the file with state codes and names
while 1
dread rec.state$,rec.name$,END=*break
write record (channel)rec$
wend
close (channel)

REM ' Create a file-based BBjRecordSet
RecordSet! = BBJAPI().createFileRecordSet(FILENAME$,MODES$,TEMPLATE$)

REM ' Get an empty RecordData
RecordData! = RecordSet!.getEmptyRecordData()

REM ' Set the state code and name
RecordData!.setFieldValue("state","AT")
RecordData!.setFieldValue("name","Atlantis")

REM ' Print the RecordData
print "The new RecordData is:",'LF',RecordData!,

REM ' Write the changes out to disk
RecordSet!.insert(RecordData!)
print "Wrote the new RecordData to disk."

stop

DATA "AK","Alaska"
DATA "AL","Alabama"
DATA "AR","Arkansas"
DATA "AZ","Arizona"
DATA "CA","California"
DATA "CO","Colorado"
DATA "CT","Connecticut"
DATA "DC","District of Columbia"
DATA "DE","Delaware"
DATA "FL","Florida"
DATA "GA","Georgia"
DATA "GU","Guam"
DATA "HI","Hawaii"
DATA "IA","Iowa"
DATA "ID","Idaho"
DATA "IL","Illinois"
DATA "IN","Indiana"
DATA "KS","Kansas"
DATA "KY","Kentucky"
DATA "LA","Louisiana"
DATA "MA","Massachusetts"
DATA "MD","Maryland"
DATA "ME","Maine"
DATA "MI","Michigan"
DATA "MN","Minnesota"
DATA "MO","Missouri"
DATA "MS","Mississippi"
DATA "MT","Montana"
DATA "NC","North Carolina"
DATA "ND","North Dakota"
DATA "NE","Nebraska"
DATA "NH","New Hampshire"
DATA "NJ","New Jersey"
DATA "NM","New Mexico"
DATA "NV","Nevada"
DATA "NY","New York"
DATA "OH","Ohio"
DATA "OK","Oklahoma"
DATA "OR","Oregon"
DATA "PA","Pennsylvania"
DATA "PR","Puerto Rico"
DATA "RI","Rhode Island"
DATA "SC","South Carolina"
DATA "SD","South Dakota"
DATA "TN","Tennessee"
DATA "TX","Texas"
DATA "UT","Utah"
DATA "VA","Virginia"
DATA "VI","Virgin Islands"
DATA "VT","Vermont"
DATA "WA","Washington"
DATA "WI","Wisconsin"
DATA "WV","West Virginia"
DATA "WY","Wyoming"

See Also

BBjAPI

See the BBj Object Diagram for an illustration of the relationship between BBj Objects.



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