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Visual Basic® .NET Database Programming by Rod Stephens

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Basic Binding

The Contacts example program, shown in Figure 8.1, uses bound controls to manage a contacts database. Use the buttons at the bottom to scroll through the entries. Click on the record’s fields and type to modify its data. If you move to a different entry and then return to the one you modified, you will see that the program is keeping track of your changes.

Figure 8.1. Program Contacts uses bound controls to manage a contacts database.

Use the Data menu’s New command to make a new contact record. Use the Delete command to remove the current record. Finally, use the Save and Cancel Changes commands to save or discard any changes ...

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