USFormat internal component
The internal USFormat component allows you to perform conversions between various IO formats.
In many cases, your RDBMS will offer comparable conversion functions. You can use these in USoft. USoft will automatically sent these to the RDBMS for evaluation.
USFormat allows you to create applications that are portable across database platforms.
There are also performance trade-offs. Database functions may perform better if the RDBMS has optimised processing. In other cases, the USFormat calls will be faster because they cause less database I/O.
The USFormat internal component has the following methods: