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Stored procedures
Extension (Property)
In french: Extension
HFSQLHFSQL Client/ServerAvailable only with these kinds of connection
Extension is used to:
  • find out the extension of a data file defined in the data model editor or by programming.
  • define the extension of a data file (when the file is described by programming only).
Example
// Find out the name and full path of the Customer data file
NameAndFullPath is string
NameAndFullPath = Customer.Directory + "\" + ...
Customer.PhysicalName + Customer.Extension
// NameAndFullPath corresponds to "C:\MyFiles\Customer.Fic"
// Define the extension of the AFile file
AFile is File Description
AFile.Name = "CUSTOMER"
AFile.Extension = ".AAA"
// The created file will be named "CUSTOMER.AAA"
Syntax

Finding out the extension of a data file Hide the details

<File extension> = <Data file>.Extension
<File extension>: Character string
  • Extension of the data file used (preceded by a dot).
  • Empty string ("") if the data file has no extension.
<Data file>: 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 extension of a data file Hide the details

<Data file>.Extension = <New extension>
<Data file>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of data file used. This name was defined by the File description type.
<New extension>: Character string (with quotes)
Extension of the data file used (preceded by a dot).
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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