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Notice I referred to DBV3 in my CREATE statement as undocumented. This has to do with the MDAC 2.1 drivers (4.x) where the default in the driver manager is for a 4.x version of ACCESS - if you use DB instead of DBV3 with 4.x drivers, you will create a blank MDB ~ 65k in size but you cannot open it with ACCESS 97.
It, of course, follows that DBV2 will create an ACCESS 2.0 compatible file.
;Winbatch - Create 'blank' ACCESS 97 Database ;Purpose - Using special call to SQLConfigDataSource() ;Author - Stan Littlefield ;param1 | Path+MDB Name ;Example:
winbatch.exe sqlcfg C:\TEMP\STAN.MDB If FileExist("%param1%") == @TRUE Message("FILE ALREADY EXISTS","%param1%") exit Endif ;AddExtender("wwodb32i.dll") cDriver="Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)" ;Return Codes SQL_FALSE = 0 SQL_TRUE = 1 ;here are the types of operations that can be performed ODBC_ADD_DSN =1 ; Add data source ODBC_CONFIG_DSN =2 ; Configure (edit) data source ODBC_REMOVE_DSN =3 ; Remove data source ODBC_ADD_SYS_DSN =4 ; add a system DSN ODBC_CONFIG_SYS_DSN =5 ; Configure a system DSN ODBC_REMOVE_SYS_DSN =6 ; remove a system DSN cString="CREATE_DBV3=" ; undocumented feature cString=StrCat(cString,"%param1%" ) cString=StrCat(cString,Num2Char(0) ) ;add null-terminator x = DllCall("C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\ODBCCP32.DLL", long:"SQLConfigDataSource",long:0,long:ODBC_ADD_DSN,lpstr:cDriver,lpstr:cString) If x<>SQL_TRUE Message("SQL FAILED",x) Endif
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