hi
thanks for ur suggessions
now i got mysql connection with vb
but i need to use the mysql Queries in this application
hope i wil get solution
thank u very much

for select statments (opening recordset)

rs.open "your sql statment here"

for any DML

conn.BeginTrans
conn.Execute "Your sql statment here"
Conn.CommitTrans

i got this from some where
rs.Open "SELECT * FROM tbl_student_biodata", conn, 1, 2

u said only
rs.Open "SELECT * FROM tbl_student_biodata"
then what abt the rest of the statement
anyway im not getting it.
plz explain

Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
    Dim adoConn As ADODB.Connection
    
    Set adoConn = New ADODB.Connection
    adoConn.ConnectionString = sqlcon
    adoConn.Open
    
    Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset
    rs.ActiveConnection = adoConn
    rs.LockType = adLockOptimistic
    rs.CursorLocation = adUseClient
    rs.CursorType = adOpenDynamic
     
    rs.Open sqlstr

i need to generate an id card
for that i need to display the details such as name etc which must be accessed from a mysql database and now i know how to connect to mysql database and use select statement but dont know how to display the data accessed
plz help

thanks to every body i got my problem solved and here is the code

Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
Dim adoconn As ADODB.Connection


Private Sub Command1_Click()

Set adoconn = New ADODB.Connection

adoconn.ConnectionString = "DRIVER={MySQL ODBC 3.51 Driver};SERVER=localhost;DATABASE=mca;UID=root;PWD=;OPTION=3;"

adoconn.Open

Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset

rs.ActiveConnection = adoconn

rs.LockType = adLockOptimistic

rs.CursorLocation = adUseClient

rs.CursorType = adOpenDynamic

rs.Open "SELECT " & Label1.Caption & " FROM tbl_student_biodata where name='BINU TESSY JAMES'"

While Not rs.EOF

Text1.Text = rs!Name

rs.MoveNext

Wend

End Sub

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