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How to set the row selection as it was prior leaving the datagrid in vb6

Posted on 2016-11-24
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We have a  form that has a datagrid.  When the user double-clicks on the desired row, the apps open  secondary form to work with.   We hold the row the user double-clicked on:

Private Sub grdDataGrid_DblClick()
 HoldDatagridRow = grdDataGrid.Row
 'instructions
 'instructions
 'instructions
End Sub

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When the secondary form is finish, the control returns to the main form's datagrid.

Since the secondary form manipulates the data via SQL that is being displayed in the main form's datagrid, we refresh it prior prior user returns to it:

frmForm1.Refresh
frmForm1.grdDataGrid.Refresh
frmForm1.dcAdodcConnect.Refresh

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When all is done, we use this line to place the control in the row of the main's datagrid as it was when the user double-clicked on it:

grdDataGrid.Col = HoldDatagridRow 

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But it doesn't work.  The control always returns to the top of the main datagrid display.

Please advice on how to set the control to the row prior the user left it.
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Question by:rayluvs
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Karen earned 2000 total points
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Firstly, I hope you just made a mistake when you said
grdDataGrid.Col = HoldDatagridRow

because it should be
grdDataGrid.Row = HoldDatagridRow

:)

Try adding
grdDataGrid.Row = HoldDatagridRow
grdDataGrid.SetFocus
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by:rayluvs
ID: 41901153
Ha Ha Ha!  Yes made a mistake... ok will try.
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by:rayluvs
ID: 41901988
Yes! Worked!
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