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Need example on how to reterive data from a MS SQL server using Delphi 5's ADO component

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Can anyone give me an easy example on how to reterive a field <field> from a database <database> on a SQL server with name <name> using the ADO components shipped with Delphi 5 Enterprise?
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use TADOQuery

set
with ADOQuery1 do begin
Connection:='
Provider=SQLOLEDB.1;Password=superpass;Persist Security Info=True;User ID=sa;Initial Catalog=dbTest;Data Source=DB_NT;Locale Identifier=1028;Connect Timeout=15;Use Procedure for Prepare=1;Auto Translate=True;Packet Size=4096;Application Name=Delphi_ADO;Workstation ID=WorkSTAT_ID';
SQL.text:='select *from table1';
Open;
Str1:=FieldByName('FieldName1').AsString;
end;

I hope it helps.
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by:rwilson032697
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Listening
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by:Probie
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But, the connection string is to long
I can't compile this code.

do I really need all that in the connection string?

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by:Probie
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I fixed it myself but you helped me get on the right track.

Thanks
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by:yk030299
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:-) welcome.
I am glad that you won the problem.
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