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How do i Search for  record ?

Posted on 1998-11-30
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Hi
I am using VB3 and access 2
How do i search for a record ?
Thanx
Craig
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Three Methods available :
1. Create a recordset from a SQL Statement with a where clause which specifies your search criteria
2. Create a recordset of all the necessary data and search through the recordset using the FindFirst, FindNext, FindPrevious and FindLast Methods
3. Create a table object and use the Seek method (the table must have and index to do this)

Demo code of the above is available in the VB3 help file
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by:CraigLazar
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Hi
VB3 does not allow me to do this
dim rs as recordset
set rs = db.opnerecordset("Select * from log",dbopendynaset)

gives me an error on line one saying rs is type not defined
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by:hatina
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Im not sure , if  VB3  support object Recordset and
constant dbOpenDynaset.  (maybe it's from VB4 or VB5)
Try :
Dim rs as Dynaset
set rs = db.CreateDynaset("Select * from log")

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by:dm_14
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You can try creating a recordset! Its been a while since I used VB3, but I a am sure you can do this.

Alternatively, try creating a snapshot. You can even create a Query in Access 2 with your search critiera and create a snapshot of it from VB3 by just specifying the querydef - this is certainly possible. If you can wait for a while I will try to look for some code that demonstrates this (it should all be in the VB3 Help File)
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