Ms Access linked table to MSSQL , Ado or Dao

Dear all,

I would like to know:
When we link a MSSql2008 table to MSAccess project, which connection type does Access use to reach the tables.
Does it use ADO or DAO , or something else?

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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Tables linked to a SQL server use an ODBC connection.

Access exposes both the Currentdb.Connection and the CurrentProject.Connection objects.

CurrentDB is a DAO.Database object, thus the assumption would be that the CurrentDB.Connection would be a DAO connection.

CurrentProject is an a "CurrentProject" object of the Access application object. If you click on the "Connection" member of CurrentProject, and if you have the ADO library referenced, you'll be taken to the ADODB.Connection object. Thus the assumption would be this is an ADO connection object.

As with all things in Access (it seems), there are many ways to manage this.

JoeBlack1980Author Commented:
Dear Fary, and dear LSMConslting, that you both for replies , as they seem to complement  each other in regard of the area my question adresses. You guys are an asset to EE family.
I've been called many things...Fary hasn't been one of them, but thanks anyway!
Glad to help!
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