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Programming Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 by Francesco Balena

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The Field Object

The Recordset object exposes the Fields collection, which in turn contains one or more Field objects. Each Field object represents one column in the data source and exposes 12 properties and 2 methods.

Properties

The properties of a Field object can be divided into two distinct groups: properties that describe the attributes and the characteristics of the field (and that are available also when the Recordset is closed) and properties that describe the contents of a field in the current record. (These properties are available only when the Recordset is open and the current record isn't invalid.)

Describing the field's characteristics

All the properties that describe the Field object's characteristics (which are also known as metadata ...

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