This section applies only to the MFC ODBC and DAO classes. For information about OLE DB record views, see and Using OLE DB Record Views.
To support form-based data-access applications, the class library provides class and class . A record view is a form view object whose controls are mapped directly to the field data members of a recordset object (and indirectly to the corresponding columns in a query result or table on the data source). Like their base class , CRecordView and CDaoRecordView are based on a dialog template resource.
Forms are useful for a variety of data-access tasks:
Performing read-only examination of data
Further Reading About Record Views
The material in topics applies to both the ODBC-based and the DAO-based classes. Use CRecordView for ODBC and CDaoRecordView for DAO.