Simple question on Database Connection

Posted on 2003-03-04
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Last Modified: 2013-11-23
I am using MS SQL database with a database named mercy.
I am able to connect to the database successfully but everytime i run the program, it will always prompt me for the user name and password to connect to the database. Is there a way to code this into the program itself? Can someone show me the code? I am using Delphi 5.0
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ID: 8069977
one of possible solutions with ADO:
ADOCOnnection.ConnectionString:='Provider=SQLOLEDB.1;Persist Security Info=False;User ID=login;Password=yourpwd;Initial Catalog=mercy;Data Source={yourSQLServername}';


Author Comment

ID: 8070008
I'm not using ADOConnection... i am using the buttons under the data access tab
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Mohammed Nasman earned 80 total points
ID: 8070071

  Are you using ADO or BDE? here are two examples for both, but I have oracle, but it's easy to change them to Ms Sql server:

using ADO you need to add AdoConnection
  ADOConnection1.ConnectionString := 'Provider=MSDAORA.1;Data Source=pro8500;';
    AdoConnection1.LoginPrompt := False;
    ShowMessage('Wrong Password');

and for BDE you need Database Component
   with Database1 do begin
     Params.Values['USER NAME'] := 'Scott';
     Params.Values['PASSWORD'] := 'tiger';
     LoginPrompt := False;
     Connected := True;
    ShowMessage('Wrong Password');

and don't forget to attach your Tables and Query to the Database or AdoConnection components

Best regards
Mohammed Nasman

Author Comment

ID: 8070154
Wow! Thanks so much for your prompt reply!!
Thank you so much mnasman!

I am using BDE and yes I was missing the Database component. (I'm a newbie)
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by:Mohammed Nasman
ID: 8070162
You are welcome :-)

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