App.path setting...

Can an visual basic expert give me a guide of to do a App.path setting...

Instead of having my Microsoft Access database sitting on my local C: drive, I would like to set it at my server to allow global usage...

Many thanks for the help !!!

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AshokKumarConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If your machine is to be a server, then others can attach to your system. Mapping is to be done with same drive letter (For Ex. O:\). NOw u can specify the path to O:\Path String. Now, the Mdb file can be accessed by anyone who is attached to your system thru' O:\ mapping. This is the only solution i know.
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
App.path returns the path the application is started from. However, you may enter for the shortcut (windows explorer/shortcut properties/shortcut tab) the "start in" properties which may do want you want.
This may not be the solution as you can be limited for some other functionality
Use UNC notation.. ie. \\computername\driveletter instead of x: as we normally do. If this is being run on a Win9x machine.. Network Neighborhood must be visible on the Desktop for this to work.


The current MS way to go on this, is to setup a Data Environment (VB Menu.. Project.. Add Data Environment).. and then use ADO. Sure its a pain in the @$$, but why shouldn't you suffer too?.. LOL.

Good Luck.. <smile>.

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