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How can i load a BTrieve (.dbk) DataBase ?
I have to convert the .dbk database, but no idea how to load the files ?
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by:kretzschmar
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take a look to
http://www.kylecordes.com/bag/listbytype.html
for getting a third party connection component

or
if you have an odbc-driver,
you could configure the bde for access the btrieve file


when u have a properly connection to the file,
then a converting should be not a problem

meikl ;-)
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I need a solution without cost.. Because i only have to load the database once and than saving it into a Interbase SQL.
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by:wimmeyvaert
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Maybe you can take a look at :
http://homepages.borland.com/torry/db_btrieve.htm

I have NOT tested any of these components, but there you can find FreeWare-Components (no cost) for accessing BTrieve-DB.

The Mayor.
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I believe there's a btrieve ODBC driver out there which may be free.

in that case hook the ODBC to your btrieve data and them pump it into interbase.

here's a couple links that may work, dependant of course on the version of btrieve you're running.

http://www.goldstarsoftware.com/down615.htm

http://www.classicsoftware.com/prod07.htm   <-- has some info on accessing btrieve legacy data w/ delphi, C++, VB, etc a couple pagescrolls down from the top

hope this helps
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No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
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by:wimmeyvaert
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Hi Geobul,

thanks for caring, but I don't think we will get any responses from Snoopy-Spy.
Thanks for trying !

Best regards,

The Mayor.
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If there is no response from the questioner in seven days then EE moderators will take care. The purpose of this action is to cleanup old opened questions. You may look at this question for more details about the campaign:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Delphi/Q_20726757.html

Regards, Geo
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Great, Keep up the good work !!
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