This tutorial will guide you, step-by-step, through the process of creating and debugging an Advantage Extended Procedure if using the Advantage TDataSet Descendant.
For consistency, the following notation will be used in instructions to modify properties in the Delphi Object Inspector:
Property - new value for property
After adding a component in any of the instructions, press [F11] to activate the Delphi Object Inspector and change the specified properties. Only properties that need to be changed from their default value will be included in the property list.
Task 1: Copy Test Data and Application
Task 2: Create Your AEP Source File
Task 3: Define Your AEP EntryPoint
Task 4: Add Startup and Shutdown Functions
Task 5: Implement Your Procedure Logic
Task 6: Register Your Procedure in the Data Dictionary
Task 7: Test Your Procedure