FieldType()

FieldType()

Determines the type of a given field.

Syntax

      FieldType(<nFieldNum>) --> cFieldType

Arguments

<nFieldNum> Data field , which type need to be determined.

Returns

FieldType() returns the character that designates the type of a given field:</par>

      'C'   character string;
      'N'   numeric;
      'L'   logical;
      'D'   date;
      'M'   memo.

Description

This function determines the type of a field, designated by its number.

Examples

      PROCEDURE Main()
         LOCAL i
         USE tests NEW
         FOR i := 1 TO FCount()
            ? FieldType( i )
         NEXT
         USE
         RETURN

Compliance

This function is CA-Cl*pper tools compatible

Files

Library is libmisc

Seealso

FCount(), FieldNum(), FieldName(), FieldSize(), DBF Structure

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