ADO Record Object- Complete Reference

Record Object (ADO version 2.5)

The ADO Record object is used to hold a row in a Recordset, a directory, or a file from a file system.
Only structured databases could be accessed by ADO in versions prior 2.5. In a structured database, each table has the exact same number of columns in each row, and each column is composed of the same data type.
The Record object allows access to data-sets where the number of columns and/or the data type can be different from row to row.



Property Description
ActiveConnection Sets or returns which Connection object a Record object belongs to
Mode Sets or returns the permission for modifying data in a Record object
ParentURL Returns the absolute URL of the parent Record
RecordType Returns the type of a Record object
Source Sets or returns the src parameter of the Open method of a Record object
State Returns the status of a Record object


Method Description
Cancel Cancels an execution of a CopyRecord, DeleteRecord, MoveRecord, or Open call
Close Closes a Record object
CopyRecord Copies a file or directory to another location
DeleteRecord Deletes a file or directory
GetChildren Returns a Recordset object where each row represents the files in the directory
MoveRecord Moves a file or a directory to another location
Open Opens an existing Record object or creates a new file or directory


Collection Description
Properties A collection of provider-specific properties
Fields Contains all the Field objects in the Record object

The Fields Collection's Properties

Property Description
Count Returns the number of items in the fields collection. Starts at zero. Example:
countfields = rec.Fields.Count
Item(named_item/number) Returns a specified item in the fields collection. Example:
itemfields = rec.Fields.Item(1)
itemfields = rec.Fields.Item("Name")
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