Managing ADO Connections

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Normally you should create ADO connections using the Connection Wizard, however you can also create ADO connections by using the ADO Administrator.  You can access the ADO Administrator, the designer's Main Menu: Tools > ADO Administrator.


You can also use the ADO Administrator to Edit existing ADO Connections.


The ADO Administrator appears as below.





An ADO connection is simply a name and some settings, that defines the location and type of database.


If you choose to override the default local script language definition and generate PHP with mySQL script for PC testing, you will need to connect between an ODBC driver.  You cannot connect a MySQL database via ADO. You will need to set up an ODBC connection.


See Also:

Connection Wizard

ODBC Connections

Excel as a Data source

Database Tips