FieldMetaData Object

Use the IFieldMetaData object to manage fields.

Click a method to see more information on its use, syntax, and parameters:

IsKey Property

Used to get the key flag of a field.

Syntax

object.IsKey

Part Description
object A field metadata object

Remarks

Use the IsKey property to get the key flag of a field. A key value is unique for the associated field in the recordset--no other records will have the same value for that field.

IsReadable Property

Used to get the readable flag of a field.

Syntax

object.IsReadable

Part Description
object A field metadata object

Remarks

Use the IsReadable property to get the readable flag of a field, which indicates whether the field can be read by a client.

IsWriteable Property

Used to get the writeable flag for the field.

Syntax

object.IsWriteable

Part Description
object A field metadata object

Remarks

Use the IsWriteable property to get the writeable flag of a field, which indicates whether Host Integrator allows this field to have data written to it.

Length Property

Used to get the length of a field.

Syntax

object.Length

Part Description
object A field metadata object

Remarks

A return value of -1 indicates that the field length is variable.

TerminalAttributesEnabled Property

Used to get the terminal attributes enabled flag of a field.

Syntax

object.TerminalAttributesEnabled

Part Description
object A field metadata object

Remarks

Gets the flag for the field that specifies whether terminal attributes are enabled. The terminal attributes enabled flag indicates whether Host Integrator can return the terminal attributes of the field. Terminal attributes specify various properties the text can have, including color, whether the text is blinking, and whether the text is displayed in reverse video.