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ODBC Connection to an Access database

Posted on 1999-06-22
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Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I have created a ODBC name under the System DSN called 'Ready'.
I am unable to connect to this database using the OpenDatabase method of DAO.
my database file name is readyData.mdb
The syntax which I have written is as below:

Set g_db = Workspaces(0).OpenDatabase("Ready",False,False,"ODBC;DSN=Ready;UID=;PWD;")

Can anybody please help me to connect to this database using ODBC;

Thanking you.
Question by:umeshkhoje
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apratima earned 200 total points
ID: 1519009
You have to correct the syntax actually.
Set g_db = Workspaces(0).OpenDatabase("Ready",False,False,"ODBC;DATABASE = readydata ;UID=;PWD;DSN=Ready")

is the correct syntax


Expert Comment

ID: 1519010
Also check second and third parameters values from VB help whether you need false or something else depending on your requirements

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