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-Database

The -Database command tag specifies the name of the database which should be used for a database action.

The value specified for this command tag can be retrieved using the [Database_Name] tag.

  • Syntax
  • Parameters
[Inline: -Database='Database_Name', ...]

<a href="default.lasso?-Database=Database_Name&...">Link</a>

<form action="default.lasso" method="POST">
  <input type="hidden" name="-Database" value="Database_Name">
  ...
</form>
Required Parameters
Database_Name The name of the database which should be used for a database action.
Examples

To specify what database to use in a database action:

Use the -Database command tag. The following example specifies a -Search action in [Inline] ... [/Inline] tags. The database Contacts is specified using a -Database command tag within the parameters of the opening [Inline] tag.

[Inline: -Search,
    -Database='Contacts',
    -Table='People',
    'First_Name'='John']
  [Records]
    <br>[Field: 'First_Name'] [Field: 'Last_Name']
  [/Records]
[/Inline]
Result:
<br>John Doe
<br>John Surname
Tag Link -Database Category Database
Type Command Data Source Any
Support Preferred Version 2.5
Output Type None Security None
Implementation Sets Lasso 5.0,LDML3x,LDML25

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