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ADO Connection String

Posted on 2001-09-05
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Hi Guys,
   Any idea how I launch the connection string dialogue through code and recieve the connection string.

{
In the ADOConnection component clicking the ... button next to the connectionstring property causes a connection string dialogue with a BUILD button that lets you build your connection string
}

I need to be able to launch that dialogue though code.

Many Thanks
John.
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Question by:WoodyJ007
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by:Mohammed Nasman
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Hello

  I don't know if i understand you well, but if you want to set the connectionstrings from code, this code, will connect to access database the file on the c:\

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  ADOTable1.ConnectionString. := 'Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Password="";Data Source=c:\db1.mdb;Persist Security Info=True';
  ADoTable1.TableName := 'Users';
  ADOTable1.Active := True;
end;
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by:WoodyJ007
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I want to show the dialog.  With the ConnectionString Dialogue you can choose many different types of connection.
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inthe earned 100 total points
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hi,
to show the dialog at runtime you can do:

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
s : string;
begin
  if adoconnection1.connected then
  begin
    adoconnection1.Connected:=false;
  end else
  begin
    s := adoconnection1.ConnectionString;
    s := adodb.PromptDataSource(self.Handle, s);
    adoconnection1.ConnectionString := s;
    try
      adoconnection1.connected:=true;
    except
    end;
  end;
  memo1.text := s;
end;
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by:WoodyJ007
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thats great.

Thanks
Woody.
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