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How to protect a paradox table in Delphi?

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How do I add, change and delete the password of 'password-protected-paradox-table' in a Delphi 4 program?

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jupe
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by:Ivanov_G
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  Try first some universal Paradox passwords...

      PARADOX 7.0 and 5.0: "jIGGAe" and/or "cupcdvum"
      PARADOX 4.x (DOS): "nx66ppx"
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by:jupe
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thanks Ivanov G. My question is how to do it in a Delphi program. I don't want to crack a protected Paradox table. I need to protect a new table. Can you give me a code snippet?
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   Setting Paradox password automatically :
   {
      The table component's ACTIVE property
      must be set to FALSE.
      Then, put this code on the form's create event:
   }
   Session.AddPassword('My secret password') ;
   TableName.Active := True;

   Setting a Master Password to a Paradox Table :
   http://www.delphicorner.f9.co.uk/articles/db13.htm

   
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