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I have figured out how to do pretty much everything with DataSets in VB8. I just can't for the life of me figure out how to return the data contained in specified table, row and column. I’m sure the answer is really simple.

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Posted 14-Jul-10 21:27pm

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Yes it is simple.

As you say you have pretty much figured out *everything* about DataSet, then Datatable row/column access would be easy for you.
Dataset is a collection of tables (one or more).

myDataSet.Tables[0].Rows //0 for first table.
myDataSet.Tables[0].Columns //0 for first table


This should get you going.

Read all about the Dataset and tables in VB here: The Tables of a Data Set[^]
bigbro_1985 15-Jul-10 3:11am

Thanks for the Quick response.

I used:

on "[0]" I get "Identifier Expected"
and there is no Rows or Columns properties available under the property Tables.

I'm using VB8, are you using C?
Sandeep Mewara 15-Jul-10 3:19am
Updated answer with VB sample and a link that would help you in learning all about datatables n dataset.
bigbro_1985 15-Jul-10 3:33am
Reason for my vote of 5
Quick Response, Perfect Answer!
bigbro_1985 15-Jul-10 3:37am

I did this:
Label2.Text = AccommodationDataSet.Tables(0).Rows(1).Item("AFloor")

Got it to work, and it was really simple! I really deserve a boot to the head!

Thanks Again
Sandeep Mewara 15-Jul-10 3:38am
:) no issues. It happens.

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