dbSelectArea()

DBSELECTAREA()

Change to another work area

Syntax

      DBSELECTAREA(<xArea>) -

Arguments

<xArea> Alias or work area

Description

This function moves the Harbour internal primary focus to the work area designated by <xArea>. If <xArea> is numeric, then it will select the numeric work area; if <xArea> is character, then it will select the work area with the alias name.

DBSELECTAREA(0) will select the next avaliable and unused work area. Up to 255 work areas are supported. Each work area has its own alias and record pointer, as well as its own FOUND(), DBFILTER(), DBRSELECT() and DBRELATION() function values.

Examples

      PROCEDURE Main()
         LOCAL nId
         USE tests NEW INDEX tests
         USE tests1 NEW INDEX tests1
         DBSELECTAREA( 1 )
         nId := tests->Id
         DBSELECTAREA( 2 )
         IF DBSEEK( nId )
            ? tests1->cName
         ENDIF
         DBCLOSEALL()
         RETURN

Compliance

Clipper

Files

Library is rdd

Seealso

DBUSEAREA(), SELECT()

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