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Visual Basic® .NET Database Programming by Rod Stephens

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Modifications

You could make several modifications to this program depending on your preferences and those of your users. The following sections describe a few of the most useful enhancements you can make.

Query-By-Example

The most obvious change to program OrderEntryMultiUser would be to remove the customer list form and add a query-by-example form such as the one described in Chapter 12. That form lets the user search for specific records in a large database without requiring the program to load information about every customer in the database.

The query-by-example form has a List button that rebuilds the list of selected records, providing a convenient equivalent of the customer list’s Refresh button. You could also modify the program to ...

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