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Stored procedures
cdbListFile (Function)
In French: cdbListeFichier
Returns the list of data files found in a CEDB database.
Caution: From Windows Mobile 5, the access to a standard database (tasks, contacts, appointments, ...) can no longer be performed from a Windows application (and therefore from a standard WINDEV application).
Accessible from the PC
Accessible from the simulator
Accessible from the Mobile Device (Pocket PC)
CDB database
Yes
Yes
Yes
Standard database
No
No
Yes
Example
// Find out the list of files found in "MyDatabase"
ResFile = cdbListFile("MyDatabase")
// Adds the list of files into a list
ListAdd(LIST_FileList, ResFile)
Syntax
<Result> = cdbListFile(<Database Name>)
<Result>: Character string
  • List of files found in the specified database. The file names are separated by CR characters (Carriage Return).
  • Empty string ("") if an error occurred. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo.
<Database Name>: Character string (with quotes)
  • Name of database that was opened by cdbOpen,
  • Empty string ("") to list the standard databases found on the Mobile Device (tasks, contacts, ...).
Remarks

Accessing a database found on the Mobile Device (Pocket PC)

The table below presents the actions that must be performed to access a database found on the Mobile Device:
Database
Standard database (tasks, contacts, appointments, ...)
WINDEV application
  1. Establish a connection between the current computer and the Mobile Device (ceConnect).
  2. Open the database to use (cdbOpen).
Establish a connection between the current computer and the Mobile Device (ceConnect).
WINDEV Mobile applicationOpen the database to use (cdbOpen).No specific action is required.
Reminder: From Windows Mobile 5, the access to a standard database (tasks, contacts, appointments, ...) can no longer be performed from a Windows application (and therefore from a standard WINDEV application).
Components
WINDEVReports and QueriesWindows Mobile wd230ce.dll
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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