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Stored procedures
..Format is used to configure the format of data in a data file. You can:
  • Find out the format of data used for a data file (file defined in the data model editor or by programming).
  • Define the format of data for a data file (when the file is described by programming).
Example
// Defining the format of data
Customer..Format = hUNICODEFormat
...
// Validate the file description
HDescribeFile(Customer)
Syntax

Finding out the format of data Hide the details

<Current format> = <File name>..Format
<Current format>: Integer constant
One of the available formats:
hANSIFormatAnsi format (used by Windows).
hUNICODEFormatUnicode format.
<File name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of data file used. This name was defined in the data model editor or by the File description type.

Defining the format of data Hide the details

<File name>..Format = <New format>
<File name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of data file used. This name was defined by the File description type.
<New format>: Integer constant
One of the available formats:
hANSIFormatAnsi format (used by Windows).
hUNICODEFormatUnicode format.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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