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RECORSET ROWCOUNT FROM SQL TO ASP VARIABLE?

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Hi Experts,

Simple one for you.

I have the following recorset to return a record count from a dbase table using SQL:



Set RS = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
RS.ActiveConnection = MM_ET_STRING
RS.Source = "select count(*) from et_infoPages where pageType='" & trim(pageType) & "' and parameter1='" & trim(country) & "'"
'response.write("<br><br>" & RS.Source & "<br><br>")
RS.CursorType = 0
RS.CursorLocation = 2
RS.LockType = 3
RS.Open()
RS_numRows = 0


*************************code needed here*************************


RS.Close()
set RS = nothing


I need to stuff the resultant recordcount value into a variable. How do I do this?




Thanks,



PJORDANNA

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by:pkaleda
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If not RS.eof then
on error resume next
'Write header code here like response.write("Header")

While not RS.EOF

'Write your body here such as response.write(rs.fields("field1"))


rs.movenext()
wend

'write footer information here
end if

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Set RS = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
RS.ActiveConnection = MM_ET_STRING
RS.Source = "select count(*) from et_infoPages where pageType='" & trim(pageType) & "' and parameter1='" & trim(country) & "'"
'response.write("<br><br>" & RS.Source & "<br><br>")
RS.CursorType = 2
RS.CursorLocation = 2
RS.LockType = 3
RS.Open()
RS.MoveLast
ct = rs.recordcount  '<---------------RECORD COUNT
RS_numRows = 0
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by:pjordanna
ID: 12178819
alorentz,

The rs.recordcount line is returning a value of -1

The value should be 21 for the parameters I have chosen (as it is when I check in SQL)


any ideas?



PJORDANNA
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by:pjordanna
ID: 12178857
alorentz,

OK I sorted it. Thanks!



PJORDANNA
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by:alorentz
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>>The rs.recordcount line is returning a value of -1

That is described in the links I provided....
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by:alorentz
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Glad to help...good luck!
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