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A Connectionless Recordset

Submitted on: 1/23/2015 10:53:00 AM
By: Syrob (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
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Compatibility: VB 6.0
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     This code demonstrates how to use a connectionless recordset.
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' Name: A Connectionless Recordset
' Description:This code demonstrates
how to use a connectionless recordset.
' By: Syrob (from psc cd)
' Assumes:The program uses ADO.

Option Explicit
'an object variable
Dim RsD As ADODB.Recordset
'a boolean variable
Dim f As Boolean
Public Function GetNames() As String()
'an object variable
Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
'an object variable to hold a reference
'to an instance of the clsDB class
Dim objDB As clsDB
'a dynamic array
Dim a() As String
'an integer variable
Dim i As Integer
'a string variable
Dim l As String
'get a reference to the objDB object
Set objDB = New clsDB
'execute GetData function on the objDB
'object to get a reference to the recordset
Set rs = objDB.GetData
'extract the data from the recordset
'and applay to them a business rule
Do Until rs.EOF
'build a text
 l = rs!titleofcourtesy
 l = l & Left(Trim(rs!FirstName), 1) & "."
 l = l & rs!lastname
'resize the array
 ReDim Preserve a(i)
'populate the array
 a(i) = l
'set a size of the array
 i = i + 1
'call MakeRs method
 MakeRs rs!Notes, rs!employeeid
'move to the next record
'assign the array to a GetNames function
GetNames = a
End Function
Private Sub MakeRs(strData As String, intID As Integer)
'if the RsD recordset does not exist
'then create the recordset
If Not f Then
Set RsD = New Recordset
 With RsD
 .Fields.Append "ID", adInteger
 .Fields.Append "Notes", adBSTR
 End With
'set a flag to indicate that 
'the recordset exists
 f = True
End If
'dump the data into the recordset
With RsD
 .Fields("ID") = intID
 .Fields("Notes") = strData
End With
End Sub
Public Property Get Notes() As ADODB.Recordset
'assign the recordset to the property
 Set Notes = RsD
End Property
Public Function SaveData(rs As ADODB.Recordset, f() As Integer) As Boolean
'an object variable
Dim objDB As clsDB
'a string variable
Dim l As String
'an integer variable
Dim i As Integer
'error handler
On Error GoTo ErrSave
'get a reference to the objDB object
Set objDB = New clsDB
'make sure that we start from the first record
'extract the updated data from 
'the recordset and pass them
'to UpdateRecords function
Do Until rs.EOF
For i = 0 To UBound(f)
'check if the data were changed
 If f(i) = rs!ID Then
 l = rs!Notes
'applay a business rule
 If l = "" Then
 l = "Notes deleted " & Date
 End If
 If Not objDB.UpdateRecords(rs!ID, l) Then
'indicate a failure
 SaveData = False
 Exit Function
 End If
 End If
 Next i
'put an end to the object
Set rs = Nothing
'we are happy
SaveData = True
Exit Function
'indicate a failure
SaveData = False
End Function

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