Adding new records to a VB 6 DB Grid Control with no data to start with

Hi,

I have been struggling to add a new record to a DB grid in VB 6. I did set the AllowAddNew property to true, here is my code:

Private Sub BindDetailFields()
    Dim sSQLDetail As String
   
    sSQLDetail = " SELECT b.PONumber, b.TiresOrEquipment, b.UnitNumber, b.ItemNbr, b.ItemDesc, "
    sSQLDetail = sSQLDetail & " b.QuantityOrdered, b.OrigUnitCost, b.OrigExtendedCost "
    sSQLDetail = sSQLDetail & " FROM " & strCustomDB & "..PORDetail b "
    sSQLDetail = sSQLDetail & " WHERE PONumber = '" & txtPONumber.Text & "'"
   
    rsPODetail.Open sSQLDetail, cnGPCustom, adOpenDynamic, adLockOptimistic
   
    If rsPODetail.EOF = False And rsPODetail.RecordCount > 0 Then
        rsPODetail.MoveFirst
    End If
   
    If blnAddNew = True Then
        With rsPODetail
            .AddNew
            .Fields("PONumber") = txtPONumber.Text
            .Fields("TiresOrEquipment") = " "
            .Fields("UnitNumber") = " "
            .Fields("ItemNbr") = " "
            .Fields("ItemDesc") = " "
            .Update
            .MoveFirst
        End With
        rsPoDetail.Requery
    End If
       
    DataGridPODetail.AllowAddNew = True
    Set DataGridPODetail.DataSource = rsPODetail
   
   
End Sub

The Boolean variable blnAddNew is a private form level variable that is set to True when a user clicks on the Add New button on the form. The txtPONumber.Text is dynamically generated with a formula and hasTo start with, the recordset does not have any records.
csriram_leafAsked:
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JRockSolidCommented:
Hi csrirram,
             I believe I have a good understanding of your question now.  Forgive me if I am wrong, but it sounds like your     rsPoDetail.Requery   should be      rsPoDetail.Refresh.  Let me know if that helps please.
                                                              JRockSolid    
csriram_leafAuthor Commented:
No, that was not it. There is no Refresh property available for the ADODB recordset through Intellisense. Maybe it is a hidden property. But my underlying problem was that the data grid control would not bind to a dynamic cursor and kept giving me errors, there were no errors with rsPODetail.Requery statement.

When I changed the statement

 rsPODetail.Open sSQLDetail, cnGPCustom, adOpenDynamic, adLockOptimistic

to

 rsPODetail.Open sSQLDetail, cnGPCustom, adOpenStatic, adLockOptimistic

and then added the new record to the recordset and bound the data grid control, the data grid control was able to display the new record without any errors

Now, I just need to figure out a way to retrieve the column index when I click on any cell in the grid. Let me know if you can help me with that.

Thanks for your time.

Chad
BarshamDevelopment Team LeadCommented:
u can use DBGrid.Col Property but in first click it does not work ,must have 2 click maybe this is a bug :-/

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