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How to avoid BOF EOF error when there is no record in the database

Posted on 2011-03-16
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With the following line I retrieve the checkmark as a letter (ü) from my column named EIT:

<%If rs3.BOF and rs3.EOF then Response.Write "&nbsp;" Else response.write rs3.fields("EIT") End If%>

I would like to do the same when I use a checkbox, but it gives me the BOF EOF error. Could you please help me modify the code below so that the checkbox shows even when there is no record.
Thank you


<%
If Not rs3.EOF Then
  If rs3("EIT") = "ü" Then %>
     <input name="EIT" value="ü" checked type="checkbox">
  <% Else %>
     <input name="EIT" value="ü" type="checkbox">
  <% End IF
End IF
%>

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Question by:baxtalo
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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it's still the same code:
<%
If Not ( rs3.EOF and rs3.BOF) Then
  If rs3("EIT") = "ü" Then %>
     <input name="EIT" value="ü" checked type="checkbox">
  <% Else %>
     <input name="EIT" value="ü" type="checkbox">
  <% End IF
End IF
%>

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by:baxtalo
ID: 35151853
It gives me this error message:

ADODB.Field error '80020009'

Either BOF or EOF is True, or the current record has been deleted. Requested operation requires a current record.

/EIT/00.asp, line 0

It would be nice if the error would be replaced by &nbsp; like in the case of my first line when there is no record.
 
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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are you sure you are not confusing the error to actually happen in some other place of the code?
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by:ALaRiva
ID: 35152316
That error is not related to the BOF/EOF directly. You have no current record.

Can you post the entire piece of code?
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by:baxtalo
ID: 35154088
I was absolutely sure that the problem was caused by this peace of code. It was right at the end of the page, just before the submit button. Angellll, when you asked if I was sure, I just cut it out to see what happens. The error was still there, so I knew you were right. What else was on the page? A hidden field before the submit button:
<input type="hidden" name="ID" value="<%=rs3("ID")%>">
I replaced with the code below, and now the problem is fixed.
<input type="hidden" name="ID" value="<%If rs3.BOF and rs3.EOF then Response.Write "&nbsp;" Else response.write rs3.fields("ID") End If%>">
I'm sorry for the confusion. Angellll, I did this to you for the second time. Thanks for your patience with me and I hope you won't ignore my questions in the future.
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by:baxtalo
ID: 35154091
Thank you very much
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