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Retrieves a specified set of field objects into a list.


procedure GetFieldList(List: TList; Const FieldNames: String);


Call GetFieldList to copy a specified set of field objects into a list object created and maintained by the application.

List is the TList object into which to copy the field objects. FieldNames is a string containing the name of the fields to copy. Each field name in the string must be separated from other field names with a semicolon. GetFieldList builds a list that contains only the field objects for which it finds a matching name in the dataset's list of field objects.

Applications do not normally call GetFieldList to copy field objects. Field objects are directly accessible through the dataset itself. In some cases, however, it can be useful to work with a copy of a field object or its data instead of working on the actual object in the dataset.