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Can someone give me an example of how to create a database via odbc in visual basic using mySQL?  This would help.
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Using Microsoft Activex Data Objects and MyODBC 3.51 (from www.mysql.com) the code looks like this:

'code begins here
dim  cnn as adodb.connection
set cnn = new adodb.connection

cnn.open "server=yourserver;db=yorudb;driver=MySQL ODBC 3.51 Driver;uid=root;pwd=xxx"

cnn.execute "CREATE DATABASE YOURNEWDB"

cnn.close

set cnn = nothing
'code ends here
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do you have the link where you got that?
I will test your stuff soon, thank you so much for your help, i wish i had more points to give to you.
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Thanks again!
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Not any specific link, I have several vb apps with  mysql as db...
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