Rename table vice drop and create

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  1. Alfred Ortega
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    May 2005

    Posted 25 Apr 2009 Link to this post

    I was testing the forward mapping database update functionality to try and better understand it.  My recommendation for an enhancement is that if I rename a column using the forward mapping - then just rename the column vice dropping the old column and creating a new one, in this way the data is preserved.  Obviously there are instances when this may not work such as changing the datatype but when it can be done I think it would be beneficial.

  2. Dimitar Kapitanov
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    Posted 29 Apr 2009 Link to this post

    Hi Alfred Ortega,
    We will evaluate your suggestion and when we start implementing such functionallity we will take that into account.

    Best wishes,
    Dimitar Kapitanov
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