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You can continue to use C APIs to customize your application, but C APIs are not enhanced to support new capabilities provided by Java APIs and REST APIs.


Retrieves a list of all available external data source fields (field candidates). Users choose the data from one of these field candidates to populate the vendor form.


The system returns information based on the access privileges of the user that you specify for the control parameter. All lists, therefore, are limited to fields the user can access.


#include "ar.h"
#include "arerrno.h"
#include "arextern.h"
#include "arstruct.h"

int ARGetMultipleExtFieldCandidates(
   ARControlStruct *control,
   ARCompoundSchema *schema,
   ARFieldMappingList *fieldMapping,
   ARFieldLimitList *limit,
   ARUnsignedIntList *dataType,
   ARStatusList *status)

Input arguments


The control record for the operation. It contains information about the user requesting the operation, where that operation is to be performed, and which session is used to perform it. The user and server fields are required.


The definition of the candidate form or table that contains the candidate field to retrieve.

Return values


A list of candidate field definitions.


A list of field limits for the candidate fields.


A list of field datatypes for the candidate fields.


A list of zero or more notes, warnings, or errors generated from a call to this function. For a description of all possible values, see Error checking.

See also

ARGetListExtSchemaCandidates, ARGetMultipleActiveLinks, ARGetMultipleEntries, ARGetMultipleFields, ARGetMultipleLocalizedValues, ARGetMultipleSchemas. See FreeAR for: FreeARCompoundSchema, FreeARFieldMappingList, FreeARFieldLimitList, FreeARUnsignedIntList, FreeARStatusList.

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