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Using TreeView, DataGridView, and WebBrowser to view and display records in an Access databases

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Submitted on: 1/5/2015 7:51:00 PM
By: Tilden Constable (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
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Compatibility: VB.NET
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     The purpose of this sample application is to demonstrate the utilization of various controls in VB.NET that will allow you to access, view and display records in an MS Access database. I have tried to demonstrate, through usage of various procedures, functions and events how to: (1) Initializing a new Connection to an Access Database using the OpenFileDialog to search for the particular database, (2) Display records in a TreeView Control, (3) By selecting and expanding any one of the TreeView Nodes, you will be able to view selected items in a recordset in a DataGridView Control utilizing a DataTable as the DataSource, (4) Create, and populate selected items in an HTML report, (5) Display the HTML report(s) in a WebBrowser Control, (6) Display the HTML reports in your default browser. References: Add a reference to Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 2.8 Library in order to access the MS Access Database. NOTE: If you using a version of VB.NET older than VB2008, you must first create a new project and than import all the files in this sample project before running it.

 
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I definitely claim copyright to some of the source code utilized within this project. I have also utilized source code from various other coders, too many to mention at this point, and have tried my best to mention their names here within, if not, my apologies.
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