Friday, July 24, 2009

How to get column names of a table

This is how to retrieve column / field names of a table from VB using adodb connection:

con.Open "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" & App.Path & "\database.mdb;Persist Security Info=False"

Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset
sql = "select * from table_name"
Set rs = con.Execute(sql)

Dim i As Integer
For i = 0 To rs.Fields.Count - 1
MsgBox rs.Fields(i).Name



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