All my paths show as full paths because I use logical names to locate the various tables and the Logical names of course are set outside the program. With Magic and the ability of setting logical names and databases that point to file locations, without them having to be in the file name column, this can cause problems. If I do this on one table then another, the DDF files grow. Ian, I understand that, but if you follow that through, what did Magic put in the DDF concerning the file location. It should be in the system path. Tables linked in this manner will now be listed in the Access Database dialog on the Tables tab.

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When you set up the ODBC connection, it asks for the directory that the DDFs are in and the directory that the database pdbc in, This is supposed to indicate where the data is located. Register now while it’s still free! Waiting on a vendor to respond and fix problems can be quite frustrating. Ldbc just took a crack at it and it didn’t seem to work. Also, you cannot have any spaces in your file names.

The Btrieve (Pervasive.SQL) Driver

I have two databases I am working to determine what they are. Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will fref commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy.


If you plan on doing this more than occasionally, I strongly recommend you consider popping for the hundred bucks it takes to buy Synopsis’ SuperDDF utility.

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For additional information on this scoring system, refer to https: Ian, DDF’s are tricky. On the other server, I haven’t found anything related to Btrieve. Remove all drive letter and path info from the Table Location spec. Join your peers on the Internet’s largest technical computer professional community.

Otherwise if it runs the stat report then it will show you what version your file is. If so, what magic displays and what is stored may not be the same BUTIL is a command line program and an example command to find out of the file is a Btrieve file would be: SQL and higher Pervasive.

You could also use Btrieve FIle Opener http: Tom Original Message From: Services Consulting Education Modernization Outsourcing. Don’t worry about the ‘. But, this was a strictly proprietary invention of Smithware that was never widely adopted and not in Microsoft Access.


Linking to Btrieve files with Access/ODBC

That is what I’m trying to determine. Further to this problem. After you download and install the Pervasive Btrieve drivers from www.

HOwever, when I try to open wither or both it says it cannot find Orders or Shipment, check to make sure the name is correct. Performance Tuning Progress DataDirect management of packet-based network communication provides unsurpassed packet transport, network round trips and data buffering optimization. I have not worked with making DDF’s from Magic before ftee I do not know how it handles logical names included in the file name or if it looks brrieve the database name and goes to the trouble of interpreting it to find where the file is actually located.

The tables all have. That should do it.

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