Viewing Tally Data in RAD Studio Data Explorer

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How to view Tally data in RAD Studio Data Explorer using the CData FireDAC Components for Tally.

Embarcadero RAD Studio provides a development environment for Delphi and C++Builder applications. With the CData FireDAC Components for Tally, you gain access to live Tally data within RAD Studio, abstracting the data into tables, views, and stored procedures that can be used to both retrieve Tally data. This article will walk through connecting to Tally using the Data Explorer.

Connecting to Tally Data Using Data Explorer

You can create a simple application for displaying Tally data by utilizing the CData FireDAC Components for Tally and a new VCL Forms Application:

  1. Open the Data Explorer in RAD Studio and expand FireDAC.
  2. Right-click on CData Tally Data Source and click Add New Connection.

  3. Name the connection.
  4. Fill in the necessary connection parameters and click OK.

    Set the following connection properties to connect to Tally Instance:

    • Url: Set this to the URL for your Tally instance. For example: http://localhost:9000.

  5. Back in the Data Explorer, expand the views for the connection.
  6. Create a new VCL Forms application and drag a view (for example: Company) onto the form.

  7. Select the CompanyView object on the form and set the Active property to true.
  8. Right-click on the object, bind visually, and link everything (*) to a new control (TStringGrid).

  9. Arrange the TStringGrid on the form and run the application to see the Company data.