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Learn How Easy It Is To Map Dataset Columns With A Table Adapter In FireDAC For Delphi

The Commands sample shows you how to set up column mappings.


You can find the MappingColumns sample project at:

  • Start | Programs | Embarcadero RAD Studio Sydney | Samples and then navigate to:
    • Object PascalDatabaseFireDACSamplesDApt LayerMappingColumns
  • Subversion Repository:
    • You can find Delphi code samples in GitHub Repositories. Search by name into the samples repositories according to your RAD Studio version.

How to Use the Sample

  1. Navigate to the location given above and open MappingColumns.dproj.
  2. Press F9 or choose Run > Run.
  3. Click on the Use Connection Definition combo box and select an option.


File in DelphiContains
The project itself.
The main form.


To set up the columns mapping, the sample implements the following steps.

Create table adapter

Assign command

Set source result set name

Set the DatSTable name

Set the DatSTable name where the rows are fetched.

Set the UpdateTable name

Set the UpdateTable name

Setup column mappings

Fetch rows

Update changes to RDBMS

To append rows, implement the following code:

Then, the sample updates the changes to the RDBMS.

Please go to the link below if you want to check the original post of Embarcadero for this sample:


Head over and check out the full source code for the dataset mapping column example for FireDAC in Delphi Windows development.

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