Would afields() do what you want?
On 6 April 2018 18:19:47 GMT-04:00, Gene Wirchenko <ge...@telus.net> wrote:
> I wish to compare two tables' structures. I have a transaction
>table, and I wish to check that an import table matches up well enough.
> Well enough? All columns in the transaction table must be in
>the import table and of the same type and size. If there are
>additional column in the import table or if the columns are in a
>different order, it does not matter.
> It would be nice to able to copy each structure into an array
>and then compare them using scan().
> Instead, I think that I have to copy structured extended to a
>temporary table -- I would prefer a cursor -- and then copy from that
>to an array for each of the two tables and only then compare. That
>seems rather Rube-Goldbergian.
> I could be missing something. I hope I am.
> What is a good way of doing this?
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