How to move next to next record in a SqlDataReader

Posted on 2007-12-04
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I am reading records from a sql database and populating datagrid.  I am checking on a condition and if that is true then I want to go to next record and if its false then I want to continue populating the grid.  I have attached the code snippet. Please let me know what I need to do .


							//  if checked, only display active marketing programs
							if (!optAllMktProg.Checked)
                                    sEffDate = rsMktPrg["eff_dte"].ToString();
                                    sEffDate = System.Convert.ToDateTime(sEffDate).ToString("MM/dd/yy");
                                    sExpDate = rsMktPrg["exp_dte"].ToString();
                                    sExpDate = System.Convert.ToDateTime(sExpDate).ToString("MM/dd/yy");
                                    if (Convert.ToDateTime(sNow) < Convert.ToDateTime(sEffDate) || Convert.ToDateTime(sNow) > Convert.ToDateTime(sExpDate))
                                      // If the if statement is true then I want to go back to the "while" statement and read the next record.
                                       // if the if statement is not true then I want to continue with populating the grid. 

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Question by:pratikshahse
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ID: 20404826
probably a very stupid question on my part; but why dont you use a where clause in your sql statement instead?

Author Comment

ID: 20404934
I cannot. Couple things I have to get each and every record out of sql and second I cannot modify the sql store procs. I have to work with the store procs that are already written

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Jaime Olivares earned 500 total points
ID: 20405082
I think you need:

                                    if (Convert.ToDateTime(sNow) < Convert.ToDateTime(sEffDate) || Convert.ToDateTime(sNow) > Convert.ToDateTime(sExpDate))
                                            continue; //  go back to the "while" statement and read the next record.
                                           //  continue with populating the grid.

Expert Comment

ID: 20405101
Pratik...:D If you want to just loop through records, use

while (
   string sf =   r["FIELD1"].Tostring();

} actually advances to the next record, so it acts like calling Next() in ADO in traditional VB.

Wheres the problem?



Expert Comment

ID: 20415656
Author, You cant be rude here. First of all, you are demanding here. Your question title and the answer expected does NOT seem to be related. And ask in a humble way the next time, better.


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