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Searching in CRecordset

Posted on 1998-10-02
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I have a program that uses an Access database through ODBC. In order to search for a particular record I go record by record checking the search criteria. Is there an easy way of doing this, such as a WHERE clause.
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Question by:santama
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by:mmachie
ID: 1322862
look at CRecordset::GetDefaultSQL() or you can specify an SQL statement in the Open function.
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by:mmachie
ID: 1322863
forgot to mention Requery and the data members m_strFilter and m_strSort.
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MelissaC earned 100 total points
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When you've derived your own CRecordset class, you've allready got the member variables that are needed for your full query (the entire table). Instead of just saying CMyset.Open(), you can create an SQL-string:

CString sql="Select * from mytable where ID=123";
//then open your recordset with:

CMyset newset();  //create recordset
newset.Open(recordset::dynaset, sql);

//move to first record (if recordset!=empty)
newset.MoveFirst();

Now your recordsetcursor points at the record you need.
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by:santama
ID: 1322865
Thanks, all of the above work perfectly.
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