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Programming Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 by Francesco Balena

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Chapter 15. Tables and Reports

In preceding chapters, you learned how to use design-time tools such as the DataEnvironment designer or pure ADO code to deal with databases. Now it's time to complete this overview of database programming and see how to display this data to users in the most effective way, both on screen and in print.

The DataCombo and DataList Controls

Visual Basic 6 includes two controls that can be used only as bound controls: DataList and DataCombo. These controls are variants of the regular ListBox and ComboBox controls and are special because they can be bound to two different ADO Data controls. The first Data control determines the value to be selected in the control (as is the case for regular ListBox and ComboBox controls); ...

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