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OdbcConnection Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the OdbcConnection class.

Namespace:  System.Data.Odbc
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public OdbcConnection()

When a new instance of OdbcConnection is created, the write-only and read-only properties are set to the following initial values unless they are specifically set using their associated keywords in the ConnectionString property.

Properties

Initial value

ConnectionString

empty string ("")

ConnectionTimeout

15

Database

empty string ("")

You can change the value for these properties only by using the ConnectionString property.

The following example creates and opens an OdbcConnection.


		static private void CreateOdbcConnection()
		{
			using (OdbcConnection connection = new OdbcConnection())
			{
				connection.ConnectionString = "Driver={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};DBQ=C:\\Samples\\Northwind.mdb";
				connection.Open();
			}
		}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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