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OLE DB  Connection String for FoxPro

Posted on 2008-10-07
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OLE DB Connection String for FoxPro
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Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=C:\FOLDERNAME;Extended Properties=dBASE IV;User ID=Admin;Password=;
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FoxPro tables can come in either of two formats. They can be "free" tables, meaning that each table is independent of the others, or they can be part of a "database container" which holds metadata and allows additional features for the tables. If you see a file with a DBC extension then you've got a database.

Here are two connection strings:

*-- Free table directory
Provider=VFPOLEDB.1;Data Source=C:\My Documents\Visual FoxPro
Projects;Password="";Collating Sequence=MACHINE

*-- Database Container
Provider=VFPOLEDB.1;Data Source=C:\My Documents\Visual FoxPro
Projects\Test.DBC;Password="";Collating Sequence=MACHINE


 Using connection as new OleDbConnection("Provider=VFPOLEDB.1;Data Source=C:\My Documents\Visual FoxPro Projects;Password='';Collating Sequence=MACHINE")
     ' Use the connection
 End Using

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I will ask Question:
List of Connections Strings  and give you Credit (Hold on I will ask it) 500pts A Grade


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