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Default Connecting to MySQL Database from VB2005

Hey folks :)

I'm trying to connect to a MySQL database using VB2005.
I have made a small module, and it works just fine. I used ADO to connect with.
Now i have my problem: How do I extract the values from the table?
I can count the number of rows, but i cant find a way to actually show the data from a speific column in fx a ListBox.

I would be very happy if someone could help me with this!
Here's my code:

Module modConnect
    Dim strDataBaseName As String
    Dim strDBCursorType As String
    Dim strDBLockType As String
    Dim strDBOptions As String
    Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
    Dim cn As ADODB.Connection

    Public Function Connect() As Boolean
        Dim intCount As Long
        Dim strSQL As String

        cn = New ADODB.Connection
        cn.Open(ConnectString())

        With cn
            .CommandTimeout = 0
            .CursorLocation = ADODB.CursorLocationEnum.adUseClient
        End With

        rs = New ADODB.Recordset

        strSQL = "SELECT * FROM radio"

        rs.Open(strSQL, cn, ADODB.CursorTypeEnum.adOpenDynamic, ADODB.LockTypeEnum.adLockOptimistic)

        If Not rs.EOF Then
            For intCount = 1 To rs.RecordCount
                'Its here i want to get the data from a specific column and show it in my
                'ListBox.
            Next intCount
        End If
    End Function

    Private Function ConnectString() As String
        Dim strServerName As String
        Dim strDatabaseName As String
        Dim strUserName As String
        Dim strPassword As String

        strServerName = "192.168.1.7"
        strDatabaseName = "radiocenter"
        strUserName = "admin"
        strPassword = "1234"

        ConnectString = "DRIVER={MySQL ODBC 3.51 Driver};" & "SERVER=" & strServerName & ";DATABASE=" & strDatabaseName & ";" & "USER=" & strUserName & ";PASSWORD=" & strPassword & ";Port=3306;" & Chr(34) & ";"
    End Function
End Module


Thanks in advance!

- Tank



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