This function adds a new class to the tags database during run time.

Function Group Execution Windows Embedded Thin Client Mobile Access
TagsDBAddClass Tags Database Synchronous Supported (see “Notes” below) Not supported Not supported Not supported


  TagsDBAddClass( strClassName )  
Web Studio Help tions tagsdb tagsdbaddclass.xml d429619e110 TagsDBAddClass
The name of the class to be added.

Returned value

This function returns one of the following possible values:
Value Description
-5 A class with the specified name already exists in the tags database.
-4 Maximum number of classes reached.
-3 Wrong parameter type or inconsistent value.
-2 Invalid number of parameters.
-1 The function TagsDBBeginEdit was not executed successfully before this function was called.
0 Function executed successfully.


The following restrictions apply to the execution of this function:
  • The function can only be executed on the project server — it cannot be called by a Graphics Script, Screen Script, or Command animation running on a project client;
  • The function TagsDBBeginEdit must have been executed previously, in order to lock the tags database for editing; and
  • The function TagsDBEndEdit must be executed when the editing is finished, in order to release the tags database and resume normal run-time operations.

For more information about the Tags Database functions and examples of how to use them, see Edit the tags database during run time.