RAD Studio VCL Reference
TDataSet.GetFieldList Method

Retrieves a specified set of field objects into a list.

procedure GetFieldList(List: TList; const FieldNames: string);
__fastcall GetFieldList(TList List, const AnsiString FieldNames);

Call GetFieldList to copy a specified set of field objects into a list object created and maintained by the application. 

List is the TList object into which to copy the field objects. FieldNames is a string containing the name of the fields to copy. Each field name in the string must be separated from other field names with a semicolon. GetFieldList builds a list that contains only the field objects for which it finds a matching name in the dataset's list of field objects.

Note: Applications do not normally call GetFieldList to copy field objects. Field objects are directly accessible through the dataset itself. In some cases, however, it can be useful to work with a copy of a field object or its data instead of working on the actual object in the dataset.


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