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Classic ASP Databases Discuss using ASP 3 to work with data in databases, including ASP Database Setup issues from the old P2P forum on this specific subtopic. See also the book forum Beginning ASP.NET Databases for questions specific to that book. NOT for ASP.NET 1.0, 1.1, or 2.0.
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Old April 16th, 2009, 10:50 AM
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Hi,

How do you get how many records in a recordset...

Set rs = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.recordset")
rs.Open sql,db

I try the following, and it gives me -1, but I *know* that there are 4 records in the sql query that I'm testing...

response.write rs.RecordCount

Tried
rs.Count, and I get the following error...


Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a01b6'
Object doesn't support this property or method: 'rs.Count' /dev/tab_test1.asp, line 12
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When you just do
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rs.Open sql, db
you get a FORWARD ONLY cursor, and you can't get the record count from such a cursor. You need to use a STATIC cursor, via adOpenStatic. Or, in practical terms:
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rs.Open sql, db, 3 ' yes, 3 is adOpenStatic
response.write rs.RecordCount
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Or if you are cycling through the records anyway just add a manual count.
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