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How to convert the .xsl files or .txt file  data into .mdb file through vb programming?

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For this ...Iam creating DSN for excel or txt
i have DSN for .mdb

i used the following code
for ex: my txt files
Customer name      Address
Rajani              XXXX
but iam getting the whole line value into rs(0).But i want rs(0) as Rajani and rs(1) as XXXX

how?can u suggest some sample codes?

Rgds,
Rajani

Private Sub chgdata()
 Dim conn As adodb.Connection
     Dim cmd As adodb.Command
    Dim rs As adodb.Recordset
    Set rs = New Recordset
    Set conn = New Connection
     conn.Open "dsn=txtacr"
    mysql = "select * from acrtest.csv"
    rs.Open mysql, conn, adOpenDynamic
    rs.MoveFirst
     Set cmd = New Command
   cmd.ActiveConnection = MDIForm1.dfwConn
   Do While Not rs.EOF
   insql = "insert into cust values('" & rs(0) & "','" & rs(1) & "')"
   MDIForm1.dfwConn.Execute insql

rs.MoveNext
Loop

End Sub
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Hi

Which database are you inserting into?

Simon
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MSAccess (read the q-title: .mdb)
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I suppose that means DTS is out of the question then.

Is the file coming from a unix source? If so the row terminators will be different. I would suggest reading the file with the FSO or with OPEN FOR READ, LINE INPUT methods.

HTH

Simon
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by:damienm
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If your file is delimited in some way then you it is ok to get a row at a time, then you can format the data into the correct parts.

Then use something like

insql = "insert into cust values('" & trim(left(str,6) &  & "','" & trim(instr(str,6,8)) & "')" etc.
  MDIForm1.dfwConn.Execute insql

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