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Classic ASP recordset with paging and multiple records per row.

First, I wanted to display multiple records per row in a table.

Second, I wanted paging.

I use my old copy of ASPmaker version 2 to automate lots of database Classic ASP coding. Here's how I adapted a script run off with it for multiple records per row. (I quit buying each new version of ASPmaker when I figured out that the more sophisticated versions are for people who just need something to generate scripts for their intranet. I went back to using ASPmaker 2 because of the simplicity of the code it produces that is easy to customize by hand.)

This example pages in increments of 20 and shows 50 records on a page in a table with 5 columns and 10 rows.

This also might give some ideas of how to check if a number is a multiple of another number?

<!--#include file="db.asp"-->

displayRecs = 50
recRange = 10
MyColNum = 5 'How many Columns do you want or how many records per row do you want?

' Check for a START parameter
If Request.QueryString("start").Count > 0 Then
startRec = Request.QueryString("start")
Session("ads_REC") = startRec
startRec = Session("ads_REC")
if not isnumeric(startRec) or startRec = "" then
'reset start record counter
startRec = 1
Session("ads_REC") = startRec
End If
End If

' Open Connection to the database
set conn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
conn.Open xDb_Conn_Str

' Build Query
strsql = "select * from [ads]"

If dbwhere <> "" Then
strsql = strsql & " WHERE " & dbwhere
End If

if OrderBy <> "" then
strsql = strsql & " ORDER BY [" & OrderBy & "] " & Session("ads_OT")
end if

'response.write strsql

set rs = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
rs.Open strsql, conn, 1, 2
totalRecs = rs.RecordCount

<table border="0"><tr>

'Avoid starting record > total records
if clng(startRec) > clng(totalRecs) then
startRec = totalRecs
end if
'Set the last record to display
stopRec = startRec + displayRecs - 1

'Move to first record directly for performance reason
recCount = startRec - 1
if not rs.eof then
rs.move startRec - 1
end if

recActual = 0
Do While (NOT rs.EOF) AND (recCount < stopRec)
recCount = recCount + 1
If Clng(recCount) >= Clng(startRec) Then
recActual = recActual + 1



x_file = rs("file")


<td width="89">

<font size="-1"><img border="0" src="<% response.write x_file %>">

if x= MyColNum then
Response.Write "</td></tr><tr>"
x=0 'resets x to 0 after x has reached 5 and starts over with a new row
end if

end if



if totalRecs > 0 then

' Find out if there should be Backward or Forward Buttons on the table.
If startRec = 1 Then
isPrev = False
isPrev = True
PrevStart = startRec - displayRecs
If PrevStart < 1 Then PrevStart = 1 %>
<hr size="1">
<strong><a href="adslist.asp?start=<%=PrevStart%>"><font size="-1">[&lt;&lt;&nbsp;Prev]</font></a></strong>
End If

' Display Page numbers
If (isPrev OR (NOT rs.EOF)) Then
If (NOT isPrev) Then Response.Write "<HR SIZE=1>"
x = 1
y = 1

dx1 = ((startRec-1)\(displayRecs*recRange))*displayRecs*recRange+1
dy1 = ((startRec-1)\(displayRecs*recRange))*recRange+1
If (dx1+displayRecs*recRange-1) > totalRecs then
dx2 = (totalRecs\displayRecs)*displayRecs+1
dy2 = (totalRecs\displayRecs)+1
dx2 = dx1+displayRecs*recRange-1
dy2 = dy1+recRange-1
End If

While x <= totalrecs
If x >= dx1 and x <= dx2 Then
If Clng(startRec) = Clng(x) Then %>
<strong><font size="-1"><%=y%></font></strong>
<% Else %>
<strong><a href="adslist.asp?start=<%=x%>"><font size="-1"><%=y%></font></A></strong>
<% End If
x = x + displayRecs
y = y + 1
elseif x >= (dx1-displayRecs*recRange) and x <= (dx2+displayRecs*recRange) then
if x+recRange*displayRecs < totalRecs then %>
<strong><a href="adslist.asp?start=<%=x%>"><font size="-1"><%=y%>-<%=y+recRange-1%></font></a></strong>
<% else
if ny = y then %>
<strong><a href="adslist.asp?start=<%=x%>"><font size="-1"><%=y%></font></a></strong>
<% else %>
<strong><a href="adslist.asp?start=<%=x%>"><font size="-1"><%=y%>-<%=ny%></font></a></strong>
<% end if
end if
End If
End If

' Next link
If NOT rs.EOF Then
NextStart = startRec + displayRecs
isMore = True %>
<strong><a href="adslist.asp?start=<%=NextStart%>"><font size="-1">[Next&nbsp;&gt;&gt;]</font></a></strong>
<% Else
isMore = False
End If %>
<hr size="1">
<% If stopRec > recCount Then stopRec = recCount %>
<font size="-1">Records <%= startRec %> to <%= stopRec %> of <%= totalRecs %></font>

<% Else %>
<font size="-1">No records found!</font>
<% End If %><%
' Close recordset and connection
Set rs = Nothing
Set conn = Nothing %>


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