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dataset & vb.net & row order

Posted on 2004-04-06
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Last Modified: 2007-12-19
I have a dataset.  One of the columns is "DIRECTORPositionheld".  I need to move the row where DIRECTORPositionheld = "President" to the top of this dataset, before I bind it to a datalist object.
Question by:dbyrne03
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Expert Comment

ID: 10769542
you have to refill the datatable of the dataset with "order by DIRECTORPositionheld". you have to requery the database if is that what you want to know

Author Comment

ID: 10769767
right now the sql that I'm using to fill the dataset is :
If I use :
it will put the accountant above the director above the  president above the treasurer .  What sql would I use to place the president at the top?
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EBatista earned 300 total points
ID: 10771322
there is not sql sentece avaible to do what you want, you are forced to use some kind of trick, you could add a column to the database table that express the category and the values could be numbers or letters:
DIRECTORPositionheld    Category
accountant                          4
director                              2
president                            1

then set the order by to that category column  


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