Irish girl in need of help!

Posted on 2002-03-22
Last Modified: 2010-04-02
I've got a web based application where students submit which subjects they want to take for the next semester and Administrators submit what subjects are available and what grade is required for each. All this info is then stored in an Access Database then after a date specified by the administrator which is also stored in database, I want a procedure to run which will allocate modules to the students according to there Grade.

Any ideas, help or links?
Bearing in mind that my knowledge in this area is limited.

Question by:dessie

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ID: 6890128
Is this to be done in C++?
Is it a CGI?

What do you mean by 'module'?
If the stuff is in a database, you can issue SQL to the database to update the records by grade (in the 'where' clause) and allocate modules.

Can you shed som more light on what you're trying to do?
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Expert Comment

ID: 6890132
You should try posting this question on the Access topic link.

I don't see a C++ requirement.
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You could do this in C++, but IMHO, you would be making it harder on yourself.
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May be ypu want work from C++ with Access DB. In such case see:
Other way see
// Name: Access MDB
// Description:To open MS Access or Ms S
//     QL server database using C/C++ or VC++
// By: Mokarrabin A Rahman
// Returns:Shows some recordsets
// Assumes:Change the name of the databa
//     se to any database and place it in the s
//     ame directory as the .exe. You shoul als
//     o change the SQL to your particular data
//     base. You may change the connect string
//     to connect to MS SQL Server.
// Side Effects:Great
//This code is copyrighted and has// limited warranties.Please see http://
//     d.1371/lngWId.3/qx/vb/scripts/ShowCode.h
//     tm//for details.//**************************************

#import "c:\Program Files\Common Files\System\ADO\msado15.dll" \
no_namespace rename("EOF", "EndOfFile")
// This code comes from : www.geocities.
//     com/mokarrabin
#include <stdio.h>
#include <iostream.h>
void main(void)


     _RecordsetPtr pRst("ADODB.Recordset");
     // Connection String
     _bstr_t strCnn("DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};UID=admin;DBQ=GBOOK.mdb");
           // Open table
          pRst->Open("SELECT * FROM ProductService where ProductService like '%samir%';", strCnn,

adOpenStatic, adLockReadOnly, adCmdText);

               while (!pRst->EndOfFile) {
                    cout<<(char*) ((_bstr_t) pRst->GetFields()->GetItem("ProductService")->GetValue())<<endl;
     catch (_com_error &e)

         cout<<(char*) e.Description();
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Dear dessie

I think you forgot this question. I will ask Community Support to close it unless you finalize it within 7 days. You can always request to keep this question open. But remember, experts can only help you if you provide feedback to their questions.
Unless there is objection or further activity,  I will suggest to

     "PAQ at zero points"

since you never gave more feedback.


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