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I have an class that utilizes a ADO Connection object.  This object gets set after i create the object.  When I call a function in the class(piece of it below) I get an error(3001) if using the first line..and w/ the second it works..but the recordset it returns is forward and read-only which just wont cut it.


Dim rsTemp As ADODB.Recordset
    Set rsTemp = New ADODB.Recordset

---Give 3001 error.
    rsTemp.Open "select * from " & strProject & "_settings where messaging = 1", conMain, adOpenStatic, adLockOptimistic

---Works fine but recordset is limited
Set rsTemp = conMain.Execute("select * from " & strProject & "_settings where messaging = 1")


I have looked for previous questions here however there are only a few w/o 'specific' answers, and MSDN Library has a single reference to this error however it only talks about Command objects.

TechInfo- VB6EE w/ SP3 w/ the latest MDAC


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Ruchi earned 150 total points
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try this one...

with conMain
  .provider = .....
  .connectstring = "your file"
  .open
end with

rsTemp.Open "select * from " & strProject & "_settings where messaging = 1", conMain, adOpenStatic, adLockOptimistic
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by:Spri
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I changed the setup of the code to accomodate this problem..instead of setting the connection i am passing it the connection string and creating the connection and openning it in the class.


Thanks for the effort.

Spri
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by:davelowndes
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The comments here didn't answer the question which is why you cannot pass the reference to the connection object. Here's the answer from another PAQ:

From: afpcos
 Date: Tuesday, May 23 2000 - 10:06PM NZST  
You can not pass a connection out of the process in which it was created.

I am using connection pooling in my project.  I tried the same thing that you are talking about when I was first designed my project, about 9 months ago.  I was unsuccessfull in passing a connection between the exe and activex exe.  After calling Microsoft,  they advised that it is not possible to pass a connection out of process, such as from an exe to an active x exe or the other way around.

I am now managing the connection and all sql work in the active x exe passing back to the exe disconnected recordsets.  
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