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C# not reading backslash in my datasource...please help!

Posted on 2004-08-18
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Hello All

I'm having an issue trying to connect my sql databse from my c# app. It's not allowing me to write out my datasource which is DEAN\NETSDK. For some reason it isn't accepting the backslash in the datasource. How do I fix. Thanks

Dean
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try using  DEAN\\NETSDK
or update what is the exact error coming

Cheers
S Sansanwal
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by:dean3740
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would I need to put quotes around \\? because in vs.net 2003 i'm getting a red underline beneath it.
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Mr. S Sansanwal

Here is my line of code that creates the string i need to access my sql server.

 con= new SqlConnection( "@"  +"Data Source="+FormConfig.DataSource
                          + "\\"
                          +FormConfig.Instance
                          +";Initial Catalog="+FormConfig.InitialCatalog
                          +";Integrated Security ="+FormConfig.IntegratedSecurity);


For some reason its not working, and I'm getting a keyword not supported '@data source' error. What could be the problem?
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by:s_sansanwal
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do
 
con= new SqlConnection( @"Data Source="+FormConfig.DataSource
                        + "\\"
                        +FormConfig.Instance
                        +";Initial Catalog="+FormConfig.InitialCatalog
                        +";Integrated Security ="+FormConfig.IntegratedSecurity);

u don't need to have double quotes around @

Cheers,
S Sansanwal
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by:dean3740
ID: 11838174
That worked great. Thanks again.
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