Two questions

Bjorn Pettersen bjorn at roguewave.com
Wed Apr 5 01:34:48 CEST 2000


Timothy Grant wrote:
> 
> Ivan Van Laningham wrote:
> > Well, that's two recommendations.  And judging from previous Marc-Andre
> > packages I've used, it'll be a snap.
> >
> > Steve Holden, in another post, said that Tkinter should work fine along
> > with mxODBC.  That's a relief, but does anyone have direct personal
> > experience with doing so?
> 
> Ivan,
> 
> mxODBC works beautifully, but I've never used it to access and access
> database, only SQL database. Perchance do you know how Windows
> advertises an Access database to an ODBC driver?
[snip]

In the control panel there should be a Odbc 32 control (should be
installed with ms access).  It has a simple point-and-click interface
where you have to choose the ms access driver, give the filename for the
database, and choose a DSN (Data Source Name?).  The DSN is what you use
to connect with.

I'll-disavow-knowing-anything-about-databases'ly y'rs
-- bjorn




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