Open RecordSet at Specific Record

Posted on 2000-03-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
VB Gurus,
I created a master/detail datagrid, using the dataform wizard. I want the recordset to open up at a specific record based upon the master's primary key "c_num", this value is generated and passed using a global variable("client_num") from frm_Client_Info to the Master/Detail Form, frm_All_Client_Info. Line 01 was generated by the wizard, the rest is my unsuccessful attempt to move to the specific record automatically with the form load. The code does not generate any errors it just does not work.

Private Sub Form_Load()
(01)  Set grdDataGrid.DataSource = datPrimaryRS.Recordset("ChildCMD").UnderlyingValue

    Set db1 = OpenDatabase("C:\Database\Bacon.mdb")
    Set link = db1.OpenRecordset("Clients")

    Do Until link!c_num = client_num


End Sub
Thank you.
Question by:diek_nf
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Expert Comment

ID: 2588259
Use SQL:

dim strSQL as string

strSQL = "select * from Clients where c_num >= " & cstr(client_num) & " order by c_num"

Set link = db1.OpenRecordSet(strSql)


Author Comment

ID: 2588411
I was praying that would work, but it did not. I think the code generated by the data wizard is circumventing any I add in. I welcome any more assistance and thank you for your help.


Author Comment

ID: 2588513
Here is the code that was generated by the data wizard to open the current record.
Private Sub datPrimaryRS_MoveComplete(ByVal adReason As ADODB.EventReasonEnum, ByVal pError As ADODB.Error, adStatus As ADODB.EventStatusEnum, ByVal pRecordset As ADODB.Recordset)
  'This will display the current record position for this recordset
  datPrimaryRS.Caption = "Record: " & CStr(datPrimaryRS.Recordset.AbsolutePosition)
End Sub
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Expert Comment

ID: 2588732
Yes, sorry... I never ever use data bound controls and I took it from that premise. I don't know how to solve the problem for those controls except to suggest you get rid of them and use normal controls. But I'm sure that's the last thing you want to hear right now...

Author Comment

ID: 2588828
Thanks for trying.

Author Comment

ID: 2589841
caraf or any helpful programmer,
Please take a look at this:
This sql statement comes from a vb generated adodc component:

SHAPE {select BBINumber,First,Last from BBI} AS ParentCMD APPEND ({select Date_Interaction,InteractionAuthor,Note,Status from ClientInteraction Order by Date_Interaction } AS ChildCMD RELATE BBINumber TO BBINumber_Client) AS ChildCMD

I need to add this condition into the above SQL statement

WHERE BBINumber >= " & CStr(client_bbi_num) & "

Accepted Solution

amarti earned 20 total points
ID: 2591209
For syncronize Grid Detail to Master I use Event Reposition of Master Data, that fires when Master changes.  

In that Event, you can command the Detail Grid for changing with Master primary key if also the Details has it.

DataDetail.RecordSource = "SELECT .... FROM ... WHERE NameofDetailCampForClient_Num = " &  Client_Num


Author Comment

ID: 2597601
Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. I've been up to my neck in work. Your solution proved helpful. Thanks.

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