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mdb to cdb conversion

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I've looked at a couple of posts, but is there a way to convert an mdb to a cdb without having to send it through activesync? I want to do the conversion on the desktop before I move it to my pocket pc device. Is there a way to do this? I've looked high and low and it just keeps coming to a dead end. Is it me or does microsoft just make everything harder than it has to be? Everytime i turn around with this little program I am trying to create I run into a snag. I finally got around all the problems I've run into, now, I'm stuck at this point. Any and all help appreciated. Code, tools, info, anything

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Matt
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I had looked at that, but it looks like it is still doing the conversion on the pda. I have a program that creates the mdb on the desktop from a couple of csv files. I want it to be as little hastle as possible getting the database to the pda. Don't want to use sqlce just looking for a simple way to store and retrieve records. Nothing seems simple though. I've tried a couple of different ways and I keep running into problems with relating 2 different tables so access seemed the way to go. I would use xml just not sure how to relate the 2 xml files. I need a way to pull data from a couple of different tables table1 holds name and address table2 holds other data that will change but relates to the first table.

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by:jrb1
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I've not used the cbd very much, so I don't know what all your options are.  Does it handle any ODBC?  If so, could you read from the DB directly from the PDA through ODBC?  (seems like alphabet soup)
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I'm going to give you the points for trying to help me out. I think I've figured out a way to do it that will be as easy as possible. I will have to tinker.

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by:phmurphy
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This may be the answer, I haven't tried it yet but it sound about right.
http://www.fairport.com.au/cesync/
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