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asked 2017-08-22 04:00:13 +0200

bobde gravatar image

First I new at this.. I'm following a tutorial from the frugal computer guy on building a filter for a search form. Created the table, entered the first field no problems.. Tried to enter a field type as boolean ( Yes/No[BOOL] ) set the length to 1 and default value to no.. Save the table and the field type changes to Tiny Integer [TINYINT] , length to 3 and default value to false..

Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug ??

Thanks Bob

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answered 2017-08-22 05:26:38 +0200

librebel gravatar image

Hello @bobde, i checked in my own table and the field length for a YES/NO (Boolean) field is set to 0 ( ZERO ).

Please try if setting field length back to zero solves it.

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No joy.. Set the length to 0 and as soon as I save it the length changes to 3 Is there a config file for the fields types? Thanks Bob

bobde gravatar imagebobde ( 2017-08-22 14:20:17 +0200 )edit

Hm, according to this page the actual length of a Boolean is defined as 1 byte, and also a TINYINT should be 1 byte. In this post] it is confirmed by @Ratslinger that the Boolean field length is set to 0 and stlll works without problems.

librebel gravatar imagelibrebel ( 2017-08-22 15:33:31 +0200 )edit

Thank You.. I think I got it .. I've got the search form working.. Thanks Again

Bob

bobde gravatar imagebobde ( 2017-08-22 16:07:14 +0200 )edit
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