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How to get an ADO connection? [closed]

asked 2013-05-19 12:00:49 +0200

goetzibubu gravatar image

updated 2015-11-02 00:35:41 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I want to open a MS Access database (mdb). All I found in the help (deep down bay search) was I have to use an ADO connection. Nothing else is presented in the dialog. I mention there has to be a driver for which is not installed yet. How to get?

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Your own 'answer' suggests you use Mac OSX, correct? That information could be relevant.

bencomp gravatar imagebencomp ( 2014-01-08 00:50:57 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-06-01 11:25:40 +0200

goetzibubu gravatar image

Thank you. The drivers I can chosse are: JDBC, Oracle JDBC, Mac OS X address book (which doesn't do in another case), Thunderbird/Icedove address book, table document, dBASE, Text, MySQL, ODBC, PostgreSQL.

I tried JDBC and ODBC and Oracle jDBC. In all cases I treid with path and Path+filename without success. If I leave the fields empty the connection test fails.

Sorry but without "karma" I cannot upload screen shots..

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answered 2013-06-01 14:03:55 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Are you sure to have the compliance with the prerequisites on Windows?

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answered 2013-05-19 15:25:56 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Hi goetzibubu,
please take a look to this link, I think can be helpful.

https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Faq/Base/How_to_connect_to_a_Microsoft_Access_database

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