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Can I know the name of a table inside an Access (MDB) or Excel (XLS) file?

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Hi! I have an app which uses an adoDataSet to connect to an Excel or an Access file (choosen by user), but I wanna now if there's a way to retrieve the sheet's (XLS) name, or the table's name (MDB).
Tried to do it through property CommandText, making a reference to it as an array, but obviously, it was wrong.

I'll appreciate any help =)
Alex
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Amir Azhdari earned 500 total points
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hi ,
if i don't misunderstood , you wanna get tables name in a MDB file if so , use an adoconnection , set the 'adoconnection.connectionstring' and set your adodataset's connection to the adoconnection , place a memo and then try this code :

adoconnection1.GetTableNames(memo1.Lines,False);

let me know if you have any prob.

Regards
Azhdari
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Thanks a lot, Azhdari! It worked out just perfectly! =)

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