Navigating database recordset results

Navigating database recordset results

Recordset navigation links let users move from one record to the next, or from one set of records to the next. For example, after designing a page to display five records at a time, you might want to add links such as "Next" or "Previous" that let users display the five next or previous records.

Dreamweaver lets you create four types of navigation links to move through a recordset: First, Previous, Next, and Last. A single page can contain any number of these links, provided they all work on a single recordset. You can’t add links to move through a second recordset on the same page.

Recordset navigation links require the following dynamic elements:

  • A recordset to navigate
  • Dynamic content on the page to display the record or records
  • Text or images on the page to serve as a clickable navigation bar
  • A "Move To Record" set of server behaviors to navigate the recordset

You can add the last two elements using the Record Navigation Bar server object, or you can add them separately using the Dreamweaver design tools and the Server Behaviors panel.

Related topics

  • Creating recordset navigation links

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