CDatabase - open file without ODBC setting?

Hello

I have an MFC application that uses an MS Access database configured via ODBC.

I use CDatabase, and call OpenEx(..) passing to it the connection string which specifies the name of the ODBC entry.. All standard stuff, works just fine.

I am working on an import utility (runs without user interaction) and need to be able to create a CDatabase instance, but instead of using an ODBC entry, I have a specified path to an Access MDB file.  

How can I create this connection to a specified MS Access file without having to modify or create an ODBC setting? (note I mentioned this utility runs without user interaction, so not specifying a connection and prompting a "locate data source" dialog is not appropriate.)


thanks
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alb66Commented:
You can use CDaoDatabase class instead of CDatabase.
CDaoDatabase make use of the access jet engine instead of ODBC drivers, so is specific for access mdb database.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/34fa51ss(VS.80).aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fdc3s3d8(VS.80).aspx
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Thanks!
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