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  1. Support multiple sql results sets

    Support multiple result sets from a single query. Helpful in web applications to populate a single page with multiple datasets in a single call to the database server.

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    • Fire Triggers Using Compatible Not ADS Locking

      Based on testing I've discovered that when a trigger fires it uses ADS locking. This is fine if all tables involved with the trigger are ADT. However, this poses an issues if you're intent of the trigger is to insert data into a DBF to sync data between the two tables. I'm not sure why ADS locking is being forced because as far as I can tell, even if you attempt to force compatible locking when opening an ADT it still uses ADS locking anyway. So, using compatible locking should fix the the issue and allow to trigger into a…

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      • Add mime encode and decode functions

        Mime encode and decode scalar and expression engine functions. Other CRC or hash functions would be useful as well.

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        • Allow AdsOpenTable to specify accessible fields

          For those of us who can't move to SQL it would be wonderful to be able to achieve SQL type speeds by being able to nominate which fields to make accessible when opening tables. I.e., I might have a large table with 100-200 fields in it but only need to open the table and do work on 3-4 of those fields. The data server then only needs to deliver that information to the client, i.e.,

          Use Table1 Alias MyTable FIELDS Name,Phone, Fax

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          • 9 votes
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            • 8 votes
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              • IPv6 support

                This is 2016 and many are moving to IPv6 on the LAN before on the WAN. An application that doesn't work via IPv6 is a roadblock. ADS has to be able to communicate via network and without IPv6 support that's impossible in certain circumstances.

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                  Allow declaired varables to be used in the TOP function. E.G.

                  declare @x integer;
                  @x=1;
                  Select TOP @x from ....

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                  • SELECT FOR UPDATE

                    Add support for SELECT FOR UPDATE statement.

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                    • Add low level text file support

                      It would be great if ADS server could add low level binary file support, the equivalent of:

                      FClose() - Closes a binary file.
                      FCreate() - Creates an empty binary file.
                      FErase() - Deletes a file from disk.
                      FDelete() - Deletes one or more files specified by a file mask and file attributes.
                      FOpen() - Opens a file on the operating system level.
                      FRead() - Reads characters from a binary file into a memory variable.
                      FReadStr() - Reads characters up to Chr(0) from a binary file.
                      FRename() - Renames a file.
                      FSeek() - Changes the position of the file pointer.
                      FWrite()…

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                      • Force Reconnect on SQL Utility windows

                        With Architect, if you alter the connection properties the repository flashes as if it were refreshed but open SQL Utility windows do no accept the changes unless closed and opened again. In earlier versions of Architect the changes took effect immediately without a open/close of the SQL Utility window.

                        The easiest way to test this is set the table type to ADT, open a SQL Utility window and create a simple table. It will be created as an ADT table, then change the table type to CDX but do no close the SQL Utility window and create another table. This…

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                        • 7 votes
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                          • ExecuteScalar function in TAdsConnection

                            would be great to get the same functionality .NET already has.

                            TAdsConnection.ExecuteScalar(sql:string): variant;

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                            • 7 votes
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                              • Architect very slow when exporting query results to file - csv/ html etc

                                Our support team use this feature a lot and it can be painfully slow when result counts are high

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                                • Consolidated Database

                                  Combine all .dbf and .adt files into one solid database file. this will make the database more consistent and secure. This might be optional for the users who prefer to have one or very few data files instead of hundreds of legacy files.

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                                  • support UDF in indexes

                                    enhance UDF to DLL and .NET assemblies and allow all UDFs in the dictionary to be used in index expressions aswell.

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                                    • 'Total' command that work on server

                                      Total command that works on server like COPY. Using server speed, for reporting and other speed up aplication. I use many time indexing in runtime for reporting, with this speed indexing ,with diferent key depending on user query, my report is very speed. With total on server must be wery wery speed :) I work aplication with xBase++ and List&Label.

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                                      • Suppport-System more Customer-friendly

                                        Please make your Support-Sytem more Customer friendly, so that I can send support cases via email and not only use a complicated Ticketsystem (where no ADS is listed) and no phonesystem which wants numbers to be pressed ...

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                                        • call link.ADD views and procedures

                                          add posibility to call views and stored procedure from a linked ADD like select:
                                          execute procedure link.sp_myProc();

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