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Oracle® Objects for OLE Developer's Guide
11g Release 2 (11.2) for Microsoft Windows

Part Number E12245-01
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Append (OraCollection) Method

Applies To

OraCollection Object


Extends the size of the collection by one and appends the Variant value at the end of the collection.


OraCollection.Append element


The arguments for the method are:

Arguments Description
[in] element A Variant representing the value to be appended.


If an OraCollection represents a collection of Object types or Refs, the element argument should represent a valid OraObject or OraRef.


The following example illustrates the Append method. Before running the sample code, make sure that you have the necessary data types and tables in the database. See "Schema Objects Used in OraCollection Examples".

Example: Append Method for the OraCollection Object Example

Dim OraSession as OraSession
Dim OraDatabase as OraDatabase
Dim OraDynaset as OraDynaset
Dim EnameList as OraCollection
'create the OraSession Object.
Set OraSession = CreateObject("OracleInProcServer.XOraSession")
'create the OraDatabase Object by opening a connection to Oracle.
Set OraDatabase = OraSession.OpenDatabase("ExampleDb", "scott/tiger", 0&)
'create a dynaset object from department
set OraDynaset = OraDatabase.CreateDynaset("select * from department", 0&)
'retrieve a Enames column from Department. 
'Here Value property of OraField object returns EnameList OraCollection
set EnameList = OraDynaset.Fields("Enames").Value
'Append an "Eric" to the collection. 
'Before that row level lock should be obtained
EnameList.Append "Eric"