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I have a DataEnvironment set up and working. I can load the recordset into the DataGrid. Now I want to be able to change the data in the DataGrid. The user selects a menu which changes the SQL statement controlling the recordset behind the DataGrid (The DataSource and DataMember of the DataGrid). I cannot find any way of refreshing the data in the DataGrid.

My Code for one of the menu selections:

    strQuery = "SELECT MNAME, MCO, MADDR, MSTRT, MCITY, MPROV, MCNTRY, MPO1, MPO2, " & _
        "MGROUP, MID FROM " & coLib & "DT.DTNAME Order By MNAME, MCO"
    frmLoad.Show
    frmLoad.Refresh
    deAddresses.Commands(1).CommandText = strQuery
    deAddresses.rsqryDTNAME.Close
    deAddresses.qryDTNAME
    DataGrid1.ReBind
    DataGrid1.Refresh
    Me.Refresh
    Unload frmLoad


I know the query is good, because the only difference between this SQL statement and the initial SQL statement is the Order By clause. The problem is that I cannot get the damn DataGrid to refresh with the new data. However if I select a row in the DataGrid and load it into the editor I've setup I do not get the record shown on the screen. I get the record I'm supposed to get based on the new query. Any help would be appreciated ASAP!
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Question by:bhlang
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by:AzraSound
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set the grids datasource to your new recordset

set datagrid1.datasource = newrs
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by:GivenRandy
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Have you upgraded to Visual Studio Service Pack 3?  This fixed object problems like this.
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by:bhlang
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I am using VB6 SP3.

I have tried setting the DataSource. The problem is not the DataSource, it is the DataMember. When using a DataEnvironment, you set up a Connection (DataSource) and a Command (DataMember). You can have multiple Commands set up under a connection. You can have multiple Connections set up in a DataEnvironment.
To set the DataMember I use the following:

Set DataGrid1.DataMember = deAddresses.rsqryDTNAME
(The command is called qryDTNAME and the DataEnvironment creates the recordset rsqryDTNAME)

Which gives me the following:

Compile error: Wrong number of arguments or invalid property assignment


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wsh2 earned 204 total points
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Set DataGrid1.DataSource = deAddresses
DataGrid1.DataMember = "qryDTNAME"

is the proper syntax.. <smile>.
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by:bhlang
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That did the trick. If I had read the VB Help files better, I would have seen this in the example for DataMember. Thank you for your prompt reply. Thank you everyone else for your assistance also.
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