Is TDBCtrlGrid a generic component of conscious data?

I am planning to move away from BDE and dBase so, while implementing some application I need to stay away from everything that could make the transition more difficult. I wonder, for instance, if data aware components like TDBCtrlGrid is toot tied in

Install Delphi 5 for Windows 10

I tried to install Delphi 5 on Windows 10, but hangs when configuring the BDE. I've tried in a different directory with administrator permissions. I've tried for compatibility mode as well. If someone knows , I am very grateful! This image is the err

Delphi XE2: How to pass a field with a null value?

I am converting a application from Delphi 5 to Delphi XE2 and came across a situation using the BDE. In Delphi XE2 he does not accept pass null for a field that is a foreign key that follows is how this currently working in Delphi 5: ParamByName('id'

BDE, DB2, and TQuery parameters

DISCLAIMER: This is legacy code and I simply can't rewrite everything (trust me, I would like to). I'm trying to execute a legacy Delphi app which uses BDE and DB2, but I simply can't run parametrized querys. QueryA.SQL.Text := 'select count (*) from

Is it possible to obtain twice the value of the generator?

We have run into a very embarrassing problem. It seems that some network or server error lead the front-end application to get a generator value twice. Is it possible that getting (and updating) the generator value stays in memory, and in case of los

How do the union data of different databases?

I came across the necessity to union two selects from different databases, namely paradox (in bde) and ms sql server. Currently bde (through TQuery) is used only in this part of the programm (i.e. dbgrid). Now I need to add some data stored in ms sql

Connecting Delphi to SQL Server - 'future' replacement for BDE?

we have an applcation of some size (about 1MLOC) that were started back in the days when BDE was just about to be deprecated. Nowadays we only use it to connect to SQL Server using ODBC. It has worked surprisingly well in spite of its deprecated stat

How does Paradox manage null and empty values?

I'm using Paradox tables through Borland Database Engine (BDE). I'm not able to realise the way null and empty string values are handled in string fields (Paradox data type "A"). My specific problem is how to determine if a field value is null o

Search for tables in a subdirectory

Using BDE and TTable components that run off of alias' how do I navigate from the alias into a sub directory? For example I have an alias 'GIPM' this alias points to 'C:\Program Files\GIPM' within this directory I have another directory that contains

BDE says & ldquo; Field not found & rdquo; But the field exists

I have the following query to one of my database tables: select count(*) as mycount from mytable where fieldone = :fieldone and fieldtwo = :fieldtwo Parameters are correctly loaded into the query (both of type String). When I run this query outside t

Delphi BDE type double Field modified to a string type

I'm using a BDE TTable which had certain fields which were originally ftDouble. Because the input to be stored is sometimes non-numeric, I now changed the field type to ftString. Input into the field is done with a TEdit. When the code gets to: with

Migration from Delphi BDE - IBO or FIBPlus?

I would like to know the better alternatives to the Delphi BDE. We have this huge application using Firebird 1.5 and BDE, and would like to consider the following alternatives: IBObjects FIBPlus The migration will involve conversion to Firebird 2.5 d

Are there any server settings for BDE in Delphi 2010?

We are migrating a pretty big application crafted in Delphi 5 (still getting customers using this old versions) that uses BDE to connect to a SQL Server. The decided path to migrating is first Delphi 5 to Delphi 2010, then BDE to dbExpress (or dbGO,

What is a good way to access dBase files using BDE and Delphi?

First of all, I must state that I'm a complete newb when it comes to Delphi, although I did some Turbo Pascal programming in school, some fourteen years ago... I have a commercial Delphi program which uses dBase database and BDE for accessing them. I

BDE table sorting

Im using BDE.... How can i sort a table by given field?So, firstly my assumtion is you are using a TTable component. Easy way... Use a TQuery component instead of a TTable component and let the database do the heavy lifting for you with a order by cl

Can I use Delphi to write on BDE and PHP to read?

I strongly prefer not to use additional 3rd party components, libraries or DLLs (at least in v1.0), unless there is absolutely no other solution. Question: (how) can I use Delphi to progrtiamatically crate a BDE database and write to it, then use PHP

Delphi exe, will it work with only the BDE configuration?

I've taken over a legacy application and I have the exe created. If I can configure the BDE then in theory it should be possible to run this. Someone indicated that Delphi needs to be installed in order for the app to run. I'm unsure of that - it doe

Loading BPL from another directory

Using Delphi 2010 and a patched version of the BDE I run into a problem loading the BDERTL140.bpl. Loading DCLBDE140.bpl from another directory then usual works fine. Only when I want to load the BDERTL140.bpl, it always tells me that it has been loa

delphi in vista

i have one problem when i run my program in delphi7 have one error message "unknown table type - permission denied - file:c:\PDOXURS.NET direcory C:\" i dont know of make tk for one answerOn Vista, normal users do not have write-access to c:\, s

Rave report provided with Delphi 2006

There is a software which is using BDE for its database activities. The database is very awkwardly designed. I have to build a few custom reports that will use the data generated by this software. I have a need to skip a few records based on a few co

EDBEngineError-Network initialization failed

I am attempting to convert a Dephi 2006 project to Delphi 2009 (Delphi 2006 is on Drive C Delphi 2009 is on Drive D). On the main form there is a DataSource1: TDataSource; and a Table1: TTable; In OnFormShow the table filename is set to: TableFilenam

BDE vs ADO at Delphi

Please note the Edit below for a lot more information, and a possible solution We recently modified a large Delphi application to use ADO connections and queries instead of BDE connections and queries. Since that change, performance has become terrib