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ODBC Question: How do you connect VB4 to oracle using 16-bit ODBC

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We are trying to coonect VB4 to Oracle using 16-bit ODBC.  Standard code does not work.  Anybody have any ideas?  Do we have to use WIN95 APIs or is there standard way to get thru?
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by:tward
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You can use Oracle Objects for OLE which should be on the Client CDs with plenty of help.

I can also give some examples here, just let me know after installing Oracle Objects for OLE if you need examples, but the help that comes with it is pretty good.
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We need to use ODBC. Oracle objects for ole is too slow.

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frankhommers earned 100 total points
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Hope this helps: And what "standard way" do you use?


Dim lDB as database
Dim lRS as recordset
Dim I as integer

   Set lDB = Workspaces(0).OpenDatabase("", False, False, "ODBC;")
   Set lRS = lDB.OpenRecordSet("SELECT * FROM yourtable", dbOpenDynaset, dbSQLPassThrough
Debug.Print "Contents of your query:"
While not lRS.EOF
  For I = 0 to lRS.Fields.Count - 1
  Debug.Print lRS.Fields(I)
  Next I
  lRS.MoveNext
Wend

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Oracle objects for OLE is no slower than ODBC.
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