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Detecting an empty dataset

the followin is a section of code from an application

  Private Sub Reg_NumTextBox_GotFocus(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Reg_NumTextBox.GotFocus
        Stock_NumberTextBox.Text = UCase(Trim(Stock_NumberTextBox.Text))
        WhereString = " WHERE [Stock Number] = '" & Stock_NumberTextBox.Text & "'"
        SqlSelect = New SqlCommand(SqlStr & WhereString, SqlCon1)
        Da1.SelectCommand = SqlSelect
' Would like something like:-
'        if ds1.eof then
'             msgbox("Stock Number" & Stock_NumberTextBox.Text  & " does Not Exist")
'        end if
    End Sub

This works fine, but I would like to be able to detect if the query returns no data - like .EOF in classic ADO.

Is there a simple way of doing this?

1 Solution
Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:

     If ds1.Tables(0).Rows.Count = 0 Then
         MessageBox.Show("Dataset is empty")
     End If
The DataAdapter's Fill method also returns the number of rows successfully added to or refreshed in the DataSet. So you can check the return value of the statement Da1.Fill(Ds1) to fidn out if any rows have been added to the dataset
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