Record Locking using LockEdits

I am developing a multiuser application in Visual Basic 4.0 and wish to restrict users from editing Open or Locked records. Having successfully set up user security access and permissions, I thought it would be a simple case of invoking pessimistic locking using the Edit method to prevent other users from accessing the same record. This said, it works, but the Lockedits property allocates a 2K copy to the buffer, which appears to include more than just one record. Is there any way around this, or do I have to live with the fact that other records not currently open are locked and therefore unavailable to other users?

The amount of data locked is a function of the database, not VB. Access and SQL Server 6.5 lock data pages, not rows. That’s why you are finding other records locked. SQL Server 7.0 implements row locking.

Share the Post:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin


The Latest

your company's audio

4 Areas of Your Company Where Your Audio Really Matters

Your company probably relies on audio more than you realize. Whether you’re creating a spoken text message to a colleague or giving a speech, you want your audio to shine. Otherwise, you could cause avoidable friction points and potentially hurt your brand reputation. For example, let’s say you create a

chrome os developer mode

How to Turn on Chrome OS Developer Mode

Google’s Chrome OS is a popular operating system that is widely used on Chromebooks and other devices. While it is designed to be simple and user-friendly, there are times when users may want to access additional features and functionality. One way to do this is by turning on Chrome OS

homes in the real estate industry

Exploring the Latest Tech Trends Impacting the Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry is changing thanks to the newest technological advancements. These new developments — from blockchain and AI to virtual reality and 3D printing — are poised to change how we buy and sell homes. Real estate brokers, buyers, sellers, wholesale real estate professionals, fix and flippers, and beyond may