Empty Recordset

Code Example:
...
sq = "SELECT * FROM..."
Set rec = ...
X = rec!SomeThing

Problem:
If no "SomeThing" is found in the database or "SomeThing" is "empty", there will be an error.

Workaround:
On Error Resume next
...
recTest = ""
recTest = rec!SomeThing
If recTest <> "" Then ...

Solution:
What is the "value" of rec!SomeThing, if SomeThing is not found or empty?
soeding1Asked:
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deightonConnect With a Mentor progCommented:

    sq = "SELECT * FROM..."
    Set rec = ...
    if rec.RecordCount > 0 then

    X = rec!SomeThing

   else
     msgbox "Ooops"
end if

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deightonprogCommented:
To clarify my answer

If the recordset is empty then you cant' access the field value without error.  You check for this with rec.RecordCount = 0 (indicates empty record set)


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soeding1Author Commented:
deighton,
of course...
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