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How to embed MS Access table in .net form

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I want to embed Access table on a .net form instead of a table/datagrid showing the same data. How can this be done?
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by:CodeCruiser
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Not sure what you mean.
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Access table is very powerful with all the filter capability. I want to show that table on a .net form.
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Three options,

1) Dont use winforms. Use Access only.

2) Use winforms and show Access on your form
http://www.codeproject.com/KB/miscctrl/AppControl.aspx

3) Use winforms and try to provide maximum functionality using controls like grid etc.
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by:rishaan
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In winforms I have different charts based on table..and now I wanted to show the data too with filter capability without writing code for datagrid  to have that complex filtering..
Will this http://www.codeproject.com/KB/miscctrl/AppControl.aspx
work for embedding Access..That is what I am looking..If actually someone embedded Access
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Yes. Give it a try.
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       axWebBrowser1.Navigate(sFileName, ref refmissing, ref refmissing, ref refmissing, ref refmissing); Not matching any overload.....
        If I use
axWebBrowser1.Navigate(sFileName);
But it opens in a seaprate window...
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by:rishaan
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Added following code---Opens mdb in seaparate  window..
object oDocument;
 
private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
 {
 string sFileName;
 openFileDialog1.FileName = "";
 openFileDialog1.ShowDialog();
 sFileName = openFileDialog1.FileName;
 
 if (sFileName.Length!=0)
 {
 oDocument = null;
 webBrowser1.Navigate(sFileName);
 }
 }
 
 private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
 {
 openFileDialog1.Filter = "Office Documents " + " " + "(*.doc, *.xls, *.ppt,*.mdb )|*.doc;*.xls;*.ppt;*.mdb";
 openFileDialog1.FilterIndex = 1;
 
 }
 
 private void webBrowser1_DocumentCompleted(object sender, WebBrowserDocumentCompletedEventArgs e)
 {
 oDocument = webBrowser1.Document;
 
 }
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