Managing a DB solution that is tied to an ODBC link

I am building a report that is tied to a direct ODBC feed, so there are no actual tables in my database.
When I run this report through the runtime version at other stations, I receive a No ODBC alert.

1. Is there a way to run such a report through runtime? If so, what needs to be set up to allow this to work?
This is the desired state so the data in the report is always up to date.
2. If not, how do I capture this data at a point in time and have it available for the users?

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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)President / OwnerCommented:
You either need to construct the ODBC link in code on the fly by setting a tableDef's  Connect property


Have the link setup in such a way that it works no matter who runs it (i.e. Not using a DSN and embedding the username/password or using trusted connections).


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Is there some reason that you don't want to use linked tables?  They would always be up to date.
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