jimh at bay-net.on.ca
Sat Jun 8 18:40:00 CDT 2002
I'll get the trial version of Valentina and give it
06/08/2002 2:44:24 PM, "Tuviah Snyder"
<tuviah at runrev.com> wrote:
> From: "Tuviah Snyder" <tuviah at runrev.com>
> To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Subject:Newbie project
> Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2002 14:44:24 -0400
> >I have some concern about the objects available
> >data access in RR. Are there objects that are
> >equivalent of the flexgrid, datagrid and data
> >controls that are part of VB? If not, are there
> >uncomplicated ways to duplicate their function?
> You can use a list field to display data.
Anything that you can do with the
> data controls or the recordset object can be done
using the revolution
> database library. Drag&drop database support is
> >If I use my existing Access database, must I use
> >I have used ADO and DAO with VB in the past.
> As I understand it ADO uses ODBC to do it's
> >Lastly, will the limitations of the RR trial
> >restrict what I can do to the point of making it
> No. Please check out the software database demo
which can be found at
> and look at the VB to Rev comparison by Ken Ray
> You may wish to go with Valentina over MS Access.
It's a very fast cross
> platform single user database.
> As for the starter kit limits below is a 3 line
script for displaying data
> in a fictional database.
> put revdb_connect("accessdn","","","") into
dbconn #connect to ms access
> database using dsn
> put revdb_querylist("","",dbconn,"select * from
emp where empno = 5") into
> field "datatable"
> #display tab delimited data into field.
> get revdb_disconnect(dbconn)
> #disconnect from database
> The same 3 lines can be used to display data in a
Valentina database, only
> Valentina will work cross platform, and is much
> Tuviah Snyder ~ tuviah at runrev.com
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