Solved

Access db, trying to list the results of query (in a recordset) in a list box using VBA

Posted on 2016-11-30
4
33 Views
Last Modified: 2017-01-17
I am using VBA in Access 2010.

I am trying to show the results of a query in a list box.  I am putting the data into a recordset and then using a function to put it into the list box.  I have used the code before many time with no problem, but I decided to modify the codes a bit to use DAO.  

The problem is it only grabs the first row.  The record count for the query is 87 rows.  Not sure why it is not pulling all of them.  The code is below.


Private Sub cmdFindBatch_Click()
    Dim rst As DAO.Recordset
    Dim db As DAO.Database
    Dim strSQL As String
    Dim strList As String
                     
    strSQL = "SELECT BATCH_NO, DateRan " _
    & "FROM batch LEFT JOIN tblChron ON batch.BATCH_NO = tblChron.BatchDate " _
    & "WHERE Vendor = 'M' " _
    & "ORDER BY BATCH_NO DESC"
   
    Set db = CurrentDb
    Set rst = db.OpenRecordset(strSQL)

    strList = BuildString(rst)
    Me.lstView.RowSource = strList
     
    MsgBox "Finished"

End Sub

Private Function BuildString(rst As DAO.Recordset) As String 'Follows Findbatch
    Dim strReturn As String
    Dim varItems As Variant
    Dim x As Integer
    Dim y As Integer
   
    rst.MoveFirst
   
    varItems = rst.GetRows()
    For x = LBound(varItems, 2) To UBound(varItems, 2)
        For y = LBound(varItems, 1) To UBound(varItems, 1)
            strReturn = strReturn & varItems(y, x) & ";"
        Next y
    Next x
    BuildString = strReturn
 
End Function
0
Comment
Question by:ScootterP
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 119

Accepted Solution

by:
Rey Obrero earned 250 total points
ID: 41907799
why not use the query as the rowsource of the listbox

strSQL = "SELECT BATCH_NO, DateRan " _
     & "FROM batch LEFT JOIN tblChron ON batch.BATCH_NO = tblChron.BatchDate " _
     & "WHERE Vendor = 'M' " _
     & "ORDER BY BATCH_NO DESC"

Me.lstView.RowSource = strSQL
0
 

Author Comment

by:ScootterP
ID: 41907879
I tried what you suggested and the results are literally what is in the Select statement.

The results returned were:
SELECT DISTINCT BATCH_NO, DateRan From Batch

This is what I changed the code to:

Private Sub cmdFindBatch_Click()
   Dim strSQL As String
                   
    strSQL = "SELECT DISTINCT BATCH_NO, DateRan " _
    & "FROM batch LEFT JOIN tblChron ON batch.BATCH_NO = tblChron.BatchDate " _
    & "WHERE Vendor = 'M' " _
    & "ORDER BY BATCH_NO DESC"
   
    Me.lstView.RowSource = strSQL      
 
End Sub
0
 
LVL 57

Assisted Solution

by:Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)
Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE) earned 250 total points
ID: 41907902
<<I tried what you suggested and the results are literally what is in the Select statement.>>

Change the row source type to table/query from value list.

Jim.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ScootterP
ID: 41907921
Thanks, works now.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction The Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) language is at the heart of every application that you write. It is your key to taking Access beyond the world of wizards into a world where anything is possible. This article introduces you to…
Since upgrading to Office 2013 or higher installing the Smart Indenter addin will fail. This article will explain how to install it so it will work regardless of the Office version installed.
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

912 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now