Access DataBase

can i develop delphi with Access DataBase , and distribute it freely ?

if no (as i guess) any way to do it ?

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Hi asi,

Your app can expect already created by the client empty database. During installation (or menu, or where you want) your app can create all tables needed using SQL 'CREATE TABLE' statements. This moves the point of having MS Office legally to the client.

It means that you disribute your app only (without DB). You have to write something about this in your 'readme' file.

I think that it's legal.

Regards, Geo
Ronald BusterOwnerCommented:
Hi Asi,

Go to the following site :

Here you can find an awesome, DAO component lib. For use of jet database.
It has native access through ms dao.




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