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VB Datagrid sort by column

Posted on 2003-11-10
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I have an adodc which connects to an access database and a record source of a query in access.
The datagrid connects to the adodc and displays the query.

What I want to do is when a user clicks on the column headings the datagrid sorts into alphabetical order.

I found this code on another post:

Private Sub DataGrid1_HeadClick(ByVal ColIndex _
     As Integer)
Dim sortField As String
Dim sortString As String

sortField = DataGrid1.Columns(ColIndex).Caption
If InStr(rst.Sort, "Asc") Then
     sortString = sortField & " Desc"
Else
     sortString = sortField & " Asc"
End If
rst.Sort = sortString
End Sub

but when I run it I get a run time error object required on the line
If InStr(rst.Sort, "Asc") Then

Could someone please suggest a step by step solution
to this problem?
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Question by:Lambdasensor
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by:Éric Moreau
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Everywhere you see rst, you need to replace it with the name of your adodc like this: adodc1.recordset
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by:Lambdasensor
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I will give it a go - thanks!
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by:Lambdasensor
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Method or data member not found when it gets to .Sort

Private Sub DataGrid1_HeadClick(ByVal ColIndex _
     As Integer)
Dim sortField As String
Dim sortString As String

sortField = DataGrid1.Columns(ColIndex).Caption
If InStr(Adodc1.Sort, "Asc") Then
     sortString = sortField & " Desc"
Else
     sortString = sortField & " Asc"
End If
Adodc1.Sort = sortString
End Sub
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Éric Moreau earned 50 total points
ID: 9714979
you also need to specify the Recordset object: adodc1.recordset.sort
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by:Lambdasensor
ID: 9716028
Yes it works, very happy now :) Thanks for your help.
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