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Topic: Populating a field in a PDF Form from SQL -char
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 55796
From: Deleted User
Date: 5/29/2002 05:14 PM

I am populating a field in a form through JavaScript from a SQL database. The function runs fine, no erros but no data is written into the field. The field is datatype "char" in the database. I changed it to "varchar", as per suggestion of one of the users of the forum and it works fine.

Nevetheless, I still have the problem since I am able to change the datatype in my test database but I cannot change it at the client's side since other applications also use the database.

Just in case, I am attaching my code in case somebody can help me with suggestions:

var fldEmpNumber = this.getField("EmpNumber");

var valueEmpNumber = fldEmpNumber.valueAsString;

var fldEmployeeName = this.getField("SubmittedBy");

var valueEmployeeName = fldEmployeeName.valueAsString;

var myConnection = ADBC.newConnection("Timekeepers"); //open a connection

var myStatement = myConnection.newStatement(); //create Statement object

var mySQL = "SELECT ID,Name FROM tblTimekeepers"

+ " WHERE ID = '" + valueEmpNumber + "'";


try {


var RowObject = myStatement.getRow();

var Name = RowObject.Name.value;

fldEmployeeName.value = Name;

} catch(e) {

app."User ID not found, please check your information");


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