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Connecting to FoxPro database


Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 3
Can anyone explain the steps in connecting to foxpro database.Thanks in advance....
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
Posts: 17276

In order to connect to a Foxpro database you will need to use the jdbc to odbc driver. I am not sure the exact driver name, but you would basically connect the same way as with other connections
the "location/sid" is the odbc dsn name.
Hope that helps steer you in the right direction.
So what are you using Java for to connect to Foxpro? There could be other solutions that might work better and faster?

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