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ADO.NET Programming in Visual Basic™ .NET by Bob Howell, Steve Holzner

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Adding the Functionality

Before we begin coding, it would be a good idea to review the functionality of a data navigator control. Since we are incorporating the functionality of the ADO Data Control, we will review that as well. Even if you never used any of the data controls from previous versions of VB, you should still review this information because it will act as our functional specification.

A Data Navigator

Strictly speaking, a data navigator is a relatively simple idea. It should provide the user with the ability of moving through a collection of rows in a table. The First button moves to the beginning of the data rows. The Previous button moves one record backward. The Next button moves one record forward. The Last button moves to ...

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