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For an Access 2003 application, how can we tell how it connects to it’s Sybase Datasource?

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We have a legacy MS Access 2003 application.

How can we tell how it connects to it’s Sybase Datasource?
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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That might be a complicated question, but for starters, you can look at the tabledefs connect property:

1. Go to the VBA edit (Alt/F11).
2. Bring up the debug window (Ctrl/G).
3. Type

? CurrentDB().TableDefs("mytablenamehere").Connect

 and hit return.

 The driver may or may not be listed depending on the connect string (it may point to a DSN which has the driver info).
 
 It will start with ODBC though.

 copy and paste what you see here.

Jim.
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