[Lazarus] data export components

Andrea Mauri andrea.mauri.75 at gmail.com
Tue May 26 10:37:35 CEST 2009

>> I have few questions about the Data Export components, (e.g. 
>> TCSVExporter).
>> I create a database at runtime, then I create queries and I would 
>> like to save the resulting datasets.
>> Is it possible to save the datasets using as field headers something 
>> different than the field names? Have I to use the ExportedName 
>> property? How can I set it during runtime?
> Yes, ExportedName is what should be used.
> You should populate the ExportFields collection, and set the ExportedName
> property of each item.

I will try it.
>> Is it possible to define a mask to save float fields? e.g If I would 
>> like to save a float number with only two decimal digits, how can I 
>> do that?
> I would think that the displaymask of the field component can be used 
> to do
> so ?

Do you mean the DisplayFormat of the field? If so, it does not work. If 
I set the DisplayFormat of the fields, the fields are shown correctly on 
a dbgrid but when I save them using TCSVExporter they are saved without 

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