RecordList Form Internals

The record list form performs four main tasks: storing information about the fields it will manipulate, using that information to query the database, displaying the results, and responding when the user double-clicks a record. The next section explains the FieldInfo class that the form uses to store field information. The sections after that explain how the form uses that class to perform its other tasks.

The FieldInfo Class

The form includes a private class named FieldInfo. The following code shows the class definition. FieldInfo is actually quite simple. It contains information analogous to the parameters used by the AddField method described earlier. These data values hold the following information:

  • The field’s ...

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