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DTPicker and Database

Posted on 2003-02-26
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Hey,

I was wondering whether you can return a date from a database table to a DTPicker. Something like this

If adoComp.Recordset.Fields(0) = st Then
        lblID = adoComp.Recordset.Fields(0)
        txtSponsor = adoComp.Recordset.Fields(2)
***     DTPicker1 = adoComp.Recordset.Fields(1)***
        cmbType1 = adoComp.Recordset.Fields(3)
        cmbType2 = adoComp.Recordset.Fields(4)
        cmbType3 = adoComp.Recordset.Fields(5)
        cmbHoles = adoComp.Recordset.Fields(6)
        cmbMarkers = adoComp.Recordset.Fields(7)
        Exit Sub
End If

Where Field(1) is of text format holding "Saturday, 23 March 2003"!
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by:TimCottee
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DTPicker1.Value = CDate(adoComp.Recordset.Fields(1).Value)

Perhaps.
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by:Briankerr
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I seem to get a type mismatch when i do that!
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by:kshore
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I have done a similar thing on one of my VB6 databases.  I added a text box to the form and set it's datasource / field to the date field in the database.  Then I added this code to the text box:

Private Sub txtDateFrom_Change()
If IsDate(txtDateFrom.Text) Then dtpDateFrom = txtDateFrom.Text
End Sub

You could add a text box to the form, set it's datasource to the field in the database (and set it's visible property to false if you don't want to see it).  Then adapt the above code to update the DTPicker.
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Briankerr:
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Briankerr, an EE Moderator will handle this for you.
Moderator, my recommended disposition is:

    Save as PAQ -- No Refund.

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