Creating a Providex ODBC connection in VB6

Posted on 2006-06-22
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Last Modified: 2007-12-19

I have a VB6 app that is generating Crystal Reports.  I have to automatically on form load create an ODBC connection to a ProvideX database.  I know the SQL syntax, but does anyone know the syntax for Providex?

This is HUGE for me if there is an answer!!

Many thanks!

Question by:posae
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mobjConn.Open "Driver={ProvideX 32-Bit ODBC Driver};Directory=\\Server\Share\MAS90;UID=user;PWD=password;Company=ABC"
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Or possibly with some more parms

cn.Open "Driver={ProvideX 32-Bit ODBC Driver};Directory=\\MAS200;UID=XXX;PWD=XXX;Company=XXX;CacheSize=10;KeyRestrict=1;DirtyReads=0;BurstMode=1;SERVER="


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Thanks for your posts!  This is for making a direct connection, right?  If a Crystal Report is using a specific ODBC connection, don't I have to have the ODBC connection defined on the PC to run the report?

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jrb1 earned 2000 total points
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Yes, that is my understanding.  All the details to make the connection are specified in the program.

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