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Thread: ASP newb question

  1. #1

    ASP newb question

    im somewhat a newb to ASP.

    I have stuff loaded from a database, and i want to insert it in my page where i want it

    say i have a column called "users" loaded. how would i make it load into the page. all i have is.

     Set Conn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
    Conn = "DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)}; DBQ=" & Server.MapPath("news/news.mdb")
    GI = "SELECT TOP " & updates & " id, date, title, body, user FROM updates ORDER BY date DESC;"
    (just ignore all the other columns)

    what would i use to be able to insert into my page?

    Thanks for any help

  2. #2
    what you need to do is set the SQL statement into a recordset, like so

    set RS = Conn.Execute("SELECT * FROM Users")
    This should return a recordset and you can use that to display the details in your page.

    Good site to find out more is http://www.asp101.com/, http://www.w3schools.com or http://www.asptutorial.info/

    hope this helps
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  3. #3
    ohhhh, i think i somewhat get it, haha.

    thanks for helping out a newb


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