Update requires a valid UpdateCommand when passed DataRow collection with modified rows


What is the correct command to commit changes made to a row?
I get this exception:
"Update requires a valid UpdateCommand when passed DataRow collection with modified rows"

on the line:

foreach (DataRow dRowComputers in lSDBDataSet.Computers.Rows)
    if (dRowComputers["HID"].ToString() == _HID)
        //Open row for editting

        //Set changes to existing row
        dRowComputers.SetField("Computer Name", _ComputerName);

        //Save and close row for edit

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Reza RadConsultant, TrainerCommented:
did you set updateCommand for your tableAdapter?
OrenRozenAuthor Commented:
how do I do that?
what I'm missing?
Reza RadConsultant, TrainerCommented:
if you set your table adapter by wizard, go on your table adapter again,
right click on it, select CONFIGURE, you will see a window with there commands:
select command
insert command
update command
delete command

you must set update command to a valid statement,

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Reza RadConsultant, TrainerCommented:
OrenRozenAuthor Commented:
I don't know the SELECT command and in none of my code where I add, delete and locating data, I use the SELECT command.
Do you suggest  that there is no way I can a save the changes made to a row in a table without using the SELECT command? Just the way I'm not using this command to add or delete rows?

If so, I guess I'll have to learn the SELECT command to solve my issue.

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Reza RadConsultant, TrainerCommented:
let me simplify this more,
when you create you .xsd file for TableAdapter, you probably wrote a sql command for select data, or maybe you select a table to fetch data from it, am I right? so , we call this SelectCommand, and this means that this command use for select data from db.
now in that tableAdapter, you must set updateCommand, you can add it yourself , or also you can select generate statements for insert,update,delete ... , this will create all statements automatically for you.

if you work more with your table adapter designer you will figure them out easily.

I assume you are passing "select" query as string to the SQLDataAdapter to fetch data from database

Make sure your underlying table in database has a primary key and write the below code.

SqlCommandBuilder commandBldr = new SqlCommandBuilder(computersTableAdapter);
computersTableAdapter.InsertCommand = commandBldr.GetInsertCommand();
computersTableAdapter.UpdateCommand = commandBldr.GetUpdateCommand();
computersTableAdapter.DeleteCommand = commandBldr.GetDeleteCommand();
commandBldr = null;

The block of code must be placed before computersTableAdapter.Fill is caused.
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