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Not sure if anyone has experiance with Active Reports

In vb6, i used acive reports 2.0 and used a simple ado connector with dsn - user - pass to connect to a database and pull the data needed.


Active reports 6 seems to be different and i am having problems connect to database using dsn - user - pass connection string


any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks.

A DSN is an ODBC technology so you will need to use the ODBC provider with ADO.NET. Typically in .NET you would use an ADO.NET provider for your specific database (such as the SQL data provider, Oracle data provider, etc.) rather than a DSN (which requires the extra step of going through the ODBC layer). Therefore, ActiveReports doesn't include design-time selection of ODBC. However, it is still quite easy. Just setup your ODBCConnection class and reader as shown at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310988 and then see the following ActiveReports help article for how to connect your data reader to ActiveReports: http://bit.ly/cyrpPK

Finally, if you continue to have more questions you will get more prompt support at the very active ActiveReports Forums on Data Dynamics' website: http://bit.ly/c3Yj4X


Not sure if anyone has experiance with Active Reports

In vb6, i used acive reports 2.0 and used a simple ado connector with dsn - user - pass to connect to a database and pull the data needed.


Active reports 6 seems to be different and i am having problems connect to database using dsn - user - pass connection string


any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks.

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