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DBGrid - Clicking on a line

Posted on 2004-09-12
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Hi,

I'm using the DBGrid in my VB application.
I implemented the event that occurs when clicking on a line in the grid.
Just for the test, I put a msgBox that pops up with the record number everytime I click a record.
I noticed that the record number returned is always of the last record I clicked on & not the current one.

For example:
If I click record 3, I get in the msgBox 1 (that's the starting point).
If I click record 5, I get in the msgBox 3.
If I click record 2, I get in the msgBox 5.
And on, and on...

How do I fix this?

Thanks.


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Question by:chayahd99
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by:GrahamSkan
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What is the code in the click  event?
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by:GrahamSkan
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And exactly which event are you using?
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by:chayahd99
ID: 12037614
Private Sub DBGrid1_Click()
    Dim RecordIndex As String
    Data1.Recordset.FindFirst "MyIndex=" & Data1.Recordset!MyIndex
    RecordIndex = Data1.Recordset("MyIndex")
    MsgBox RecordIndex
End Sub
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GrahamSkan earned 30 total points
ID: 12037636
Your code tries to find the current index, so does not move the current record at all.
But after the click event the current record is moved automatically.
Put this in the Data control event.

Private Sub Data1_Reposition()
    MsgBox Data1.Recordset("MyIndex")
End Sub

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by:chayahd99
ID: 12037643
Let me see if I got this right:

The repositioning is done automatically after each click, so the event I wish to execute should be put into the repositioning function.

Should the line "Data1.Recordset.FindFirst "MyIndex=" & Data1.Recordset!MyIndex" also go in the repositioning function ?
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by:GrahamSkan
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Yes, you don't need to do the repostioning; anything that you want to happen after the position change can be initiated in the _Position() event.

"Data1.Recordset.FindFirst "MyIndex=" & Data1.Recordset!MyIndex" does nothing and what you wanted it to do happens automatically because the grid is bound to the data control.
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by:chayahd99
ID: 12037672
OK, now it's better.

But one more thing. How do I avoid having the first msgBox displayed when the form is first loaded ?

How can I know if this is the first time "Data1_Reposition()" is being executed ?
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by:GrahamSkan
ID: 12037725
You could have a form-level variable to flag it:

Option Explicit
Dim loaded As Boolean

Private Sub Data1_Reposition()
If loaded Then
    MsgBox "Reposition"
End If
loaded = True
End Sub

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by:chayahd99
ID: 12038047
I used a flag but I was hoping there is some smarter way to do this.
Thanks anyway.
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