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Total Record Count In ADO Recordset

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Submitted on: 1/2/2015 5:02:00 AM
By: Riaan Aspeling (from psc cd)  
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User Rating: By 39 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages)
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     This simple little function just returns the total number of records in a ADO recordset.
 
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' Name: Total Record Count In ADO Recordset
' Description:This simple little function just returns the total number of records in a ADO recordset.
' By: Riaan Aspeling (from psc cd)
'
' Inputs:A ADODB.Recordset structure
'
' Returns:A Long integer with the total number of records
'
' Side Effects:I believe it's not the fastest way of retrieving the information but at least it works. I'd like it if somebody can suggest a alt. way of getting to this info.
'**************************************

'Pass this function your ADO recordset
Function GetTotalRecords(ByRef aRS As ADODB.Recordset) As Long
On Error GoTo handelgettotalrec
 Dim adoBookM As Variant 'Declare a variable to keep the current location
 adoBookM = aRS.Bookmark 'Get the current location in the recordset
 aRS.MoveLast 'Move to the last record in the recordset
 GetTotalRecords = aRS.RecordCount 'Set the count value
 aRS.Bookmark = adoBookM 'Return to the origanal record
 Exit Function
handelgettotalrec:
 GetTotalRecords = 0'If there's any errors return 0
 Exit Function
End Function


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