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Create a Access Database in VB6

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I would like some help on creating an Access 2000 Database with tables and fields in vb code.
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by:VBSysCOM1
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1.) What data control are you going to use.
2.) What sevice pack is installed



Thank You Have A Good Day!
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by:nongravity
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I am running VB6 SP5.  ADO control.
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by:bobbit31
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use the ms access object library (under project/references)
(note: access will have to be installed on the client machine)

to create a new access database:

Dim accApp As New Access.Application
accApp.DBEngine.CreateDatabase "C:\my documents\newDB.mdb", <locale info as string>
accApp.Quit

Dim myCN As New ADODB.Connection
Dim strSQL As String

myCN.open "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & _
          "Data Source=C:\my documents\newDB.mdb;"

strSQL = "Create table tblNew ( field1 text )"
myCN.execute strSQL
myCN.Close

code not tested
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Éric Moreau earned 300 total points
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by:bobbit31
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emoreau: nice link!
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