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C# read MS Access database

Posted on 2010-11-24
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Hi. I am a newbie in .net ...
How do I make connection for my web site to access database: "c:\database.accdb"
And how do I read the columns: id, title, content ... I want to display data on page load and limit it to only one record at a time.
I would than filter the records using querystring from the URL.

Here is the code i have till now (of course empty ;) )
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
{

    protected string title;
    protected string content;


    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {


        // some code here


    }
}

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<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
        <h1>Title: <%=title %></h1>
        <p>Content: <%=content %></p>
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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Question by:kuzmar
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by:AlfredRobot
ID: 34208796
this link shows you how to connect and read data(basic):
http://www.java2s.com/Tutorial/CSharp/0560__ADO.Net/ReaddatafromAccessdatabase.htm
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by:AlfredRobot
ID: 34208866
this one maybe better (though the extension is mdb instead of accdb)
http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/UploadFile/e628d9/3565/

good luck
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anarki_jimbel earned 500 total points
ID: 34208883
Connection to an Access database not much different from other databases. The main thing is to provide proper connection string. First - it is proper provider, for Access it's OLEDB, Then, proper path tothe Access database (e.g., Northwind DB). So,  it's like:

string conString =
              @"Provider=Microsoft.JET.OLEDB.4.0;"
            + @"data source=c:\data\Northwind.mdb";
 
In your case you just need to provide a proper path to your specific database. That's all.

Just in case - some more links:

http://www.codeproject.com/KB/database/linkAccessInCSharp.aspx
http://en.csharp-online.net/Working_with_Data%E2%80%94Connecting_to_Access_using_OLE_DB 
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by:kuzmar
ID: 34209014
Thanks... the last link was just what i was looking for.
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