Mysql UNIQUE and .lc server scripts?

Simon Smith hello at simonsmith.co
Fri May 9 15:37:25 EDT 2014


Hi John

I would first run a search on the table to see if the value exists, if it
does not exist, then you can run the insert statement. If the value does
exist, you can then have some sort of error procedure.

Kind Regards
Simon


On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 1:18 AM, JOHN PATTEN <johnpatten at me.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I’m using some .lc server scripts to add records to a database from an
> app. My database has one field that is UNIQUE. Is it possible to capture
> the mySQL message and report it back to the app when text entered for
> specific field is not unique?
>
> The database won’t create the record due to the fact that the filed is not
> unique, but it also does not give the user any clue of this fact.
>
> Thank you!
> John Patten
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