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Stored procedures
Checks whether the current record corresponds to the current search.
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 the first record for which the customer name is Smith
cdbReadSeek("MyDatabase", "Customer", "Name", "Smith")
// Record found?
WHILE cdbFound("MyDatabase","") = True
        // Process the record
        ...
END
// Standard "Contacts" database
// Find the first record for which the customer name is Clark
EXTERN "cdbConst.wl"
cdbReadSeek("", cdbContact, CDB_CONTACT_DISPLAYEDNAME, "Clark", cdbFromIdentifier)
// Record found?
WHILE cdbFound("", cdbContact) = True
        // Process the record
        ...
END
Syntax
<Result> = cdbFound(<Database Name> , <Data File>)
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the current record corresponds to the search,
  • False otherwise. 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 handle one of the standard databases found on Mobile Device (tasks, contacts, ...).
<Data File>: Character string (with quotes) or constant
Data file to use. This parameter corresponds to:
  • the name of data file to use.
  • the constant corresponding to one of the standard databases:
    cdbContact"Contacts" database
    cdbTask"Tasks" database
    cdbAppointment"Appointments" database

If this parameter corresponds to an empty string (""), cdbFound handles the last data file used by the last function for managing the Mobile Device databases (starting with the letters cdb).
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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