DataReport - very easy question

Posted on 2002-07-02
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Last Modified: 2010-05-02

I want to print a DataReport, but the data that is printed there is NOT taken from a DB. Therefore, I don't have to specify DataSource and DataMember. However, VB requires it. How can I do that?

PS: This program doesn't use any DB file.
Please answer ASAP.

Question by:slavikn
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Author Comment

ID: 7124609
In order to do that I need a DataBase file, don't I? But I don't have any DB file. Any more suggestions?
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Éric Moreau earned 200 total points
ID: 7124657
You don't need a database. You can create a new recordset object and fill it without any database.

dim x as new adodb.recordset

with x
   .cursorlocation = aduseclient
   .cursortype = adopenstatic
   .locktype = adlockbatchoptimistic
   with .fields
      .append "F1", adinteger
      .append "F2", advarchar, 40
   end with

   .fields("F1").value = 1
   .fields("F2").value = "value 1"

   .fields("F1").value = 2
   .fields("F2").value = "value 2"
end with

Author Comment

ID: 7124802
Very good and helpful answer. Thanks.
I would use something shorter:

    ' Create a temporary Recordset
    Dim TempRS As New ADODB.Recordset
    With TempRS
        .CursorLocation = adUseClient
        .CursorType = adOpenStatic
        .LockType = adLockBatchOptimistic
        .Fields.Append "F1", adInteger
    End With
    Set DataReport1.DataSource = TempRS

Thanks again.

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