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What is DSN  ?

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in data access programes guide i found the DSN word a lot , can anyone tell me what it means and give me an example for it , thanx
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DSN = "Data Source Name"

if using windows, go to control panel/odbc datasources...
you'll probably see a list of the data sources on your machine.  You could connect to these via odbc (open database connectivity).
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