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Removing UserDataSource from a form

I call a UserDataSource like this:

dsQuestions = objForm.DataSources.UserDataSources.Add("Questions", SAPbouiCOM.BoDataType.dt_LONG_TEXT, 254)

Is there anyway to remove "myData" from the form after I'm done with it? I would like to re-use the DataSource, but I get an error that the DataSource already exists when I do.

And yes, I can instantiate another DataSource. I just didn't want my code (and the system resources) to fill up with stuff that I don't need.


PS - releasing dsQuestions using:

dsQuestions = Nothing

...doesn't work.

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Former Member replied

Hi Paul,

you can add userdatasource only once to a form, it is just like a hidden item on the form.

once you are done with your business logic with the userdatasource,you reset it to some default value(myDatasource.valueEx="").

you can again use that when needed(myDatasource.valueEx=NewValue).

No need to add it again to the form as long as the form is alive the datasource will be with it.



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