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Access with btrieve odbc driver ?

Posted on 1998-08-26
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I want to know how to install a btrieve odbc driver and then use it with Access 97.
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1. What drivers do I have to use ?
2. How do I install these drivers ?
3. How do I connect the btrieve database with Access ?

thanX in advance,

kulikuli
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by:mcix
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To connect to Btrieve you will need the 32-bit ODBC driver from Pervasive Software (The Manufacturer/Author of Btrieve).  I am unsure what costs, if any there are for the driver.

As far as installing, look @
http://www.pervasive-sw.com/support/technical/papers/odbcfts.html

Once the driver is installed, you connect to Btrieve by linking to the ODBC datasource that you define.

BTW, I answered a question for you the other day and I noticed you have not rejected my answer or made additional comments.  Not that I care about the points, I really just wanted to know if the answer was of any use to you...
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by:kulikuli
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How do I 'install' the driver? .. I'll check the answer you mentioned
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I guess that didn't help?
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Mcix is right. Give him his share ! I found out when you use the btrieve driver on a network with netware you also have to include these dll files in the windows\system\ directory for the full 32 bits version:

wbtrv32.dll
w32bricm.dll

w32bticm.dll -> This one only when using Netware or NT
sspxcom.nlm

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by:kulikuli
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mcix, sorry I didn't want to reject the answer. only to add a comment. please post a new answer. I will grade you for your help. Thanx.
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I really hope you got it going...
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