I have a datagrid showing my items - I want to modify a field in the database when the user clicks a button. So if row 3 is selected, I want to modify "SomeField" in Row3 to True. Is there an easy way to accomplish that?

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Is the only way to do this through sql connections? I've started a bit of code, but I have no idea if what I'm doing is correct... I'm getting compile errors so I'm apparently misunderstanding something.

public main_Form()
            ADODB.Connection cn = new ADODB.Connection();
            ADODB.Recordset rs = new ADODB.Recordset();
            string cnStr;
            string query;

            //Connection string.
            cnStr = "Data Source=REG-PENTREE1//SQLEXPRESS;Initial Catalog=reg_assetcheckout;User ID=user;Password=pw";
            cn.Open(cnStr, null, null, 0);


Is there an easier, maybe built-in way to do database updating?

Edited by Duki: n/a


Ok, I know I'm kind of talking to myself here - but just in case, here's what I have so far. I did away with the code above and am instead doing this:

private void button_Checkout_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            DataGridViewRow row = dataGridView1.SelectedRows[0];
            row.Cells[0].Value = "Pen-Laptop3";

This will change the database entry in my application, but it doesn't actually write it to the database. Any ideas?

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