Displaying the values of columns in a Access database in a list box when a find Button is clicked RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I built a database using Microsoft Access & I want to display the values of columns in list boxes when a button is clicked on my windows Form.

    My application is simply an Institution finder and I stored a list of all the schools I need on the database.

    This database consists of a single table with columns like Institution Name, Year Founded, Website e.t.c. 

    On my VB form, I have built radio buttons to enable users select their desired institutions (Private, Government e.t.c)

    As soon as a user selects his/her desired institution type (e.g private) and clicks a Find Button, the list of the private institutions name should be displayed in a list box and their corresponding websites should be displayed in another list box. 

    I really don't know how to to this

    I will really appreciate your help. Thanks 

    Thursday, December 19, 2013 12:18 PM


  • Hello,

    Here is a conceptual example using a ComboBox instead of RadioButtons and a DataGridView instead of ListBoxes. The idea here is to teach the basics and allow you to discover how things work then take off from there.

    VS2010 project using MS-Access on SkyDrive

    No frills

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    • Marked as answer by Barry Wang Friday, December 27, 2013 10:05 AM
    Thursday, December 19, 2013 8:34 PM