Connecting DBGrid with DataSource

How do I connect my DBGrid with my DataSource? I'm connecting to a Oracle Database with ADOTable and DataSource in a DataModule but have the DB Grid on a seperate Form. When I set DataSource, in the DBGrid, to ADOTable1 with the Object Inspector I get "Invalid property value".
Can't I keep ADOTable1 and DataSource1 on the DataModule1 ?
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u must include your datamodule-unit into your uses clause of your form, where the grid resides

after this an entry should be selectable and/or typeable like


meikl ;-)

1. In your DataModule1:
DataSource1.DataSet := ADOTable1;

2. In your form where DBGrid1 is:

If Form1 is in Unit1 and DataModule1 is in Unit2, for example, then add it to the uses clause of the unit1:

unit Unit1;


...., Unit2;

Then set:
DBGrid1.DataSource := DataModule1.DataSource1

Regards, Geo

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