[fpc-pascal] sqldb how to find a record fast with primary key

Martin Schreiber mse00000 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 17:10:52 CEST 2011

On Wednesday 19 October 2011 16.53:00 Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using sqldb to connect to a postgres database. Using wiki
> instructions, my final object is a TSQLQuery for each table. So, this
> basically is a TDataset and to read fields I know that I can use
> First(), Next(), EOF() and RecNo
> But these are rather slow. Many fields in the tables refer to the
> primary key in other tables, which does not match the RecNo. How can I
> jump fast a table to the record which has a particular PrimaryKey?
Use a local index and tlocalindex.find() (MSEgui). SQLdb has local index too 
MSEgui has additionally tlookupbuffer and fast lookup field linking by local 
index and direct data access without dataset scrolling.


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