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Open Schema Primary Key

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I am trying to know the primary key( I mean "PK" not "Required" ) of a table. In VB, Connection's OpenSchema(adOpenPrimaryKey) works fine with SQL Server and Oracle i.e. returns only those fields in the database which are Primary Keys in their respective Tables but when i use this function with MS Access it returns some binary values which are not understandable.
I need to know the primary key of a Table in MS Access on the fly using Visual Basic. Optional(The Schema should be returned as a Recordset as it is for SQL Server and Oracle)
On the web, i found a way through DAO's Table.Field.Index property, But i am using ADO 2.6.

I repeate again:
How to know the primary key of a table in MS Access on the fly using Visual Basic-ADO 2.6 ?

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First, visit this page (one line):

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=http://support.microsoft.com:80/support/kb/articles/Q186/2/46.asp&NoWebContent=1

Then it would be something like this:

  Set rst = CurrentProject.Connection.OpenSchema(adSchemaPrimaryKeys, Array(Empty, Empty, "YourTableName"))
  Debug.Print rst!COLUMN_NAME

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