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Call to an Oracle stored procedure from Access 97

Is it possible to call (execute) an Oracle stored procedure from Access 97?

If so, could you please explain the whole process..

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CarmyCommented:
Use Pass-truogh Query (use ODBC).
Your Query should look like that:
"SELECT <myprocedure> FROM DUAL"
This will execute the function and return any value from your procedure.
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neshoAuthor Commented:
Could you please give me an example code?
Thanks!
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CarmyCommented:
This function will return the ORACLE System Date (in-built stored procedure)
As I have no idea what your function is doing I used this example.  Replace 'SYSDATE' with your function.

For more indepth details - search Microsoft knowledge base, use keywords Pass-trough and Oracle.

Function GetOracleDate () as String
   
    Dim MyDB As Database
    Dim MyQuery As QueryDef
    Dim MySet as RecordSet
    Dim SourceConnectString As String
    Dim strSQL As String

    Set MyDB = CurrentDB()
    'Create a temporary query in memory only
    Set MyQuery = MyDB.CreateQueryDef ("")

    strSQL = "SELECT SYSDATE FROM DUAL"
    SourceConnectString = "ODBC;"
    MyQuery.Connect = SourceConnectString
    MyQuery.ReturnsRecords = True
    MyQuery.SQL = strSQL
    'Open the Recordset to return the Date
    Set MySet = MyQuery.OpenRecordSet()
    'Return the system date
    GetOracleDate = MySet!SYSDATE

End function

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neshoAuthor Commented:
Have you ever got it working with your own function instead of built-in and how about using parameters with function?

Anything special I should do in case I want to pass a parameter to my function?
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