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Microsoft Access Database Connectivity (Windows)

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 5:03:00 AM
By: Daniel M. Hendricks (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 8 Users
Compatibility: PHP 4.0
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     This is an example of how you can pull data from a Microsoft Access database through ADO. Windows only.
 
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//**************************************
// Name: Microsoft Access Database Connectivity (Windows)
// Description:This is an example of how you can pull data from a Microsoft Access database through ADO. Windows only.
// By: Daniel M. Hendricks (from psc cd)
//**************************************

<?
$conn = new COM("ADODB.Connection") or die("Cannot start ADO"); 
// Microsoft Access connection string.
$conn->Open("DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)}; DBQ=C:\\inetpub\\wwwroot\\php\\mydb.mdb");
// SQL statement to build recordset.
$rs = $conn->Execute("SELECT myfield FROM mytable");
echo "<p>Below is a list of values in the MYDB.MDB database, MYABLE table, MYFIELD field.</p>";
// Display all the values in the recordset
while (!$rs->EOF) { 
$fv = $rs->Fields("myfield");
echo "Value: ".$fv->value."<br>\n";
$rs->MoveNext();
} 
$rs->Close(); 
?>


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