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Default How to display query recults in a textbox controle

Hello Sir
I want to know that how to display the guery result in a textbox when
i execute the query by clicking the command button.for example:
if i want to display the title of a specific book in a textbox like

SELECT title from BOOK where book_id=1;
i want to display the result of this query in textbox on form when i execute this query by clicking the button on the form.

I hope u will tell me.

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This is the method that I use...

Dim cxn As ADODB.Connection
Dim rst As ADODB.Recordset
Dim strSQL As String

Set cxn = New ADODB.Connection
Set rst = New ADODB.Recordset

With cxn
   .ConnectionString = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" & _
   "Absolute Path to your DB"
   .Open
End With

strSQL = _
  "SELECT Title " & _
  "FROM Book " & _
  "WHERE book_id=1;"

rst.Open strSQL, cxn, adOpenStatic, adLockOptimistic

MyForm.MtTextBox.Text = rst!Title

rst.Close
Set rst = Nothing
cxn.Close
Set cxn = Nothing

I used 'MyForm.MtTextBox.Text = rst!Title' because I have this code in a seperate module named RecordSets and call it from the Form_Load sub that use it. It is up to you where you put I just prefer my code modules to look cleaner. Be sure to included references to Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 2.5 Library (or Later) and Microsoft Data Binding Collection VB 6.0 SP4 (or later.

Hope this helps......

Kenny Alligood
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