find out if a field has changed in a datatable

How can I find out if a field has changed in a data table?

I am trying to create an audit record of any changes that are made to the data in a table which is bound to textbox controls on a form. Before I insert a new audit record, I need to figure out which values are different from the underlying data.

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Well, I would define 2 data sets. Load the two at the begining of the audit, then at the time to prefomr  the audit, I would take the dataset that was tied to your datagrd or what ever. And I would comapre them line by line like this.

dim i, j as integer
while i < then dataset1.tables(0).rows.count 'no compiler in front of me  so count may not be  exactly where i typed it
While j < dataset1.tables(0).colums.count ' no compiler so you may have to explorer to find this count
if dataset1.tables(0).rows(i).item(j) = dataset2.tables(0).rows(i).items(j) then
'no diffrences so do notin
'diffrence here so do audit
end while
end while

create a view of the table

Dim dv As New DataView(Me.OfficeInfoDS.dtOfficeAddress)

dv.RowStateFilter = DataViewRowState.ModifiedCurrent
For Each dvItem As DataRowView In dv
if textbox1.text <> dvItem.Item("Contacts_ID"))
  ' data has changed

end if


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brokeMyLegBikingAuthor Commented:
MsFox, that sounds right, let me try that.
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