For loop producing IndexOutOfRange error

Posted on 2014-01-04
Last Modified: 2014-01-06
I keep getting the following error and unsure has to how fix it. As a fairly new user to VB.NET, I think it is saying that there are no rows at that position? To compensate for this, I included an If statement to check the row count, but it is still producing this error. In fact, the messagebox is not firing at all.

Someone suggested that this could be the solution but not sure how to code.

The page size is greater than the number of records in the result set. Use Math.Min to get the lesser of the two values and then use that as the upper limit for your loop

Can someone please advise as to how I can correct this error. Thanks

There is no row at position 1.
Link where code obtained:

Private Sub loadpages()

    Dim i As Integer
    Dim startRec As Integer
    Dim endRec As Integer
    Dim dtTemp As DataTable
    'Dim dr As DataRow

    'Duplicate or clone the source table to create the temporary table.
    dtTemp = dtSource.Clone

    If currentPage = PageCount Then
        endRec = maxRec
        endRec = pageSize * currentPage
    End If

    startRec = recNo

    'Copy the rows from the source table to fill the temporary table.
    If dtSource.Rows.Count <> 0 Then

        For i = startRec To endRec - 1
            dtTemp.ImportRow(dtSource.Rows(i)) <--- ERROR HERE
            recNo = recNo + 1
    End If
    frmMain.DGV.DataSource = dtTemp
End Sub

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combobox sub to change pagesize

Sub cmbpage()

        'Set the start and max records. 
        pageSize = CInt(frmMain.cmbPageSize.Text)
        maxRec = dtSource.Rows.Count
        PageCount = maxRec \ pageSize
        ' Adjust the page number if the last page contains a partial page.
        If (maxRec Mod pageSize) > 0 Then
            PageCount = PageCount + 1
        End If

        'Initial seeings
        currentPage = 1
        recNo = 0

        ' Display the content of the current page.


    End Sub

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Question by:peter-cooper
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ID: 39756609
what if you try

If dtSource.Rows.Count > -1 Then
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by:Miguel Oz
ID: 39756661
Replace line 21  at load pages sub with: If dtSource.Rows.Count > 0  Then
Reason: Logic should ensure the valid limit. (There are rows in dataset)

Notice that the demo does not  check for empty rows.
Note for further code review (post question):  Your new combo box must not allow page size > dtSource.Rows.Count (It should be catch as error or should default to one page) other wise you will have incorrect values (PageCount  = 0)
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ID: 39756666
ah yeah... for some reason i was thinking of index not count. > 0
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Author Comment

ID: 39757178
@mas Still the same error. It seems to happen if the count of 'i' is less than the value of the combobox say '25'.
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Miguel Oz earned 500 total points
ID: 39758761
Please prorvide the value of dtSource.Rows.Count when combobox = '25'.
If dtSource.Rows.Count < 25 your current code does not work (combobox cmbpage code) because PageCount  = 0.
As per my previous note comment, you should catch this scenario at sub cmbpage, for example replace line 6 to 11 with :
       If dtSource.Rows.Count <= pageSize Then
            PageCount = 1
           'Your current code calc PageCount  goes here
           PageCount = maxRec \ pageSize
           If (maxRec Mod pageSize) > 0 Then
              PageCount = PageCount + 1
           End If
       End If

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Author Comment

ID: 39758837
@mas Thanks for that. There are still some issues, but none I don't think I can overcome. If I get stuck, I shall create a new post. Many thanks

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ID: 39758838
Thanks once again.

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