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how to get Record ID in RMS

Harish Tiruvile
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Joined: Dec 01, 2005
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Hi,

In RMS is there any way to retrieve particular Record's record ID in a RecordStore.

for example::
I have created a RecordStore which will hold Names.After entering names into RecordStore if i want to modify a particular record i need RecordId allocated for that perticular Record...As we know that it is unpedictable to guess RecordID because it may not take 0,1,2,.....so on consecutive numbers as RecordID


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Theodore Casser
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Joined: Mar 14, 2001
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I suppose it really depends on how you're doing it.

You could always get a RecordEnumerator with an appropriate RecordFilter and RecordComparator to look through the RMS to find the one you're looking for. Or, if it won't be too ungainly, you can do what I did with one app, and keep a lookup table of the record IDs in your application (I did this due to the possibility of frequent updates of information, to spare myself having to write searches as I was doing it quick-and-dirty).

But no, you're correct that you can't assume that it's consecutive.


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