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Creating, Modifying, and Viewing the Structure of an Access Database by Using ADO

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The ADO Extensions for DDL and Security (ADOX) object model contains objects, properties, and methods for creating, modifying, and viewing the structure of databases, tables, and queries. ADOX has been written to work with any OLE DB provider that supports its interfaces. The following sections describe how to use ADOX to create and modify Access databases, tables, and queries.