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Resultset getter method problem

Sujoy Mukherjee
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Joined: Dec 31, 2005
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hi all,
while displaying results using resultset, we generally write the following lines of code:


My question is, suppose there is a big table with 20 columns and I want to show all of them. So instead of showing them using the gettermethod(index1) +gettermethod(index2)+gettermethod(index3)......and so on till 20th column...., can we show the whole row in one shot? Is there any alternative way for this?

Thanking in advance.

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Not directly. If you know the number of columns, you could write a form loop so you don't have to type out the logic.


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Sujoy Mukherjee
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Joined: Dec 31, 2005
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Thanks for replying.
I know I can use getColumnCount() method of ResultsetMetdata interface to know the column number. But then?
I have tried something like this:


But then again, I have to display each column separately within the while loop using the getter methods and the index value of the columns which I don't want. I mean if there are 20/30 columns in a table and if there is a need to print them all then I have to type each of them for 20/30 times using the getter methods.
Is there a way so that I can put the data of a Row inside some Class and print the column values separately?
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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