×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Checking, Refreshing, Restoring Links

Checking, Refreshing, Restoring Links

Checking, Refreshing, Restoring Links

(OP)
I have created a database which is hooked up to a an external database. As already known, if the address of the database changes everything stops working. In Access97 there is a sampel called "Soloutions" which is linked to the Northwind databse, each time it is opened the links to the backend are checked and refreshed. If the Northwind database is moved a dialog window pops up, the user is then on able to search for the new route. Once this is done the front end relinks the table/s. This would be great, but the codes/modules are not compatible in Access2000. Can anyone tell me how I can create something similar for this procedue in Access2000.

Thanks
Peps  

RE: Checking, Refreshing, Restoring Links

Hi Peps, although you can change tons of things a very simple solution would be to go to (in VB) Tools-References, and add Microsoft DAO 3.6 Object Library. You may have to move its priority up or down in order for your 2000 Db to compile, but now you will be able to use the code from "solutions" with adjustments to point to your database of course.

Gord
ghubbell@total.net

RE: Checking, Refreshing, Restoring Links

(OP)
Where would I be without you?

Many thanks Gord.
Peps

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close