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DBEngine Object Members

Office 2007

The DBEngine object is the top level object in the DAO object model.

Methods

 NameDescription
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif BeginTrans Begins a new transaction. Read/write Database.
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif CommitTrans Ends the current transaction and saves the changes.
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif CompactDatabase Copies and compacts a closed database, and gives you the option of changing its version, collating order, and encryption. (Microsoft Access workspaces only).
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif CreateDatabase Creates a new Database object, saves the database to disk, and returns an opened Database object (Microsoft Access workspaces only).
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif CreateWorkspace Creates a new Workspace object.
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif Idle Suspends data processing, enabling the Microsoft Access database engine to complete any pending tasks, such as memory optimization or page timeouts (Microsoft Access workspaces only).
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif OpenConnection ODBCDirect workspaces are not supported in Microsoft Office Access 2007. Use ADO if you want to access external data sources without using the Microsoft Access database engine.Opens a Connection object on an ODBC data source (ODBCDirect workspaces only).
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif OpenDatabase Opens a specified database and returns a reference to the Database object that represents it.
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif RegisterDatabase Enters connection information for an ODBC data source in the Windows Registry. The ODBC driver needs connection information when the ODBC data source is opened during a session.
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif Rollback Ends the current transaction and restores the databases in the Workspace object to the state they were in when the current transaction began.
Bb243600.methods(en-us,office.12).gif SetOption Temporarily overrides values for the Microsoft Access database engine keys in the Windows Registry (Microsoft Access workspaces only).

Properties

 NameDescription
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif DefaultPassword Sets the password used to create the default Workspace when it is initialized. Read/write String.
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif DefaultType Sets or returns a value that indicates what type of workspace will be used by the next Workspace object created.
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif DefaultUser Sets the user name used to create the default Workspace when it is initialized. Read/write String.
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif Errors Returns an Errors collection that contains all of the stored Error objects for the specified object. Read-only
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif IniPath Sets or returns information about the Windows Registry key that contains values for the Microsoft Access database engine (Microsoft Access workspaces only).
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif LoginTimeout Sets or returns the number of seconds before an error occurs when you attempt to log on to an ODBC database.
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif Properties Returns the Properties collection of the specified object. Read-only.
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif Version Rreturns the version of DAO currently in use. Read-only String.
Bb243600.properties(en-us,office.12).gif Workspaces Returns a Workspaces collection that contains all of the active, unhidden Workspace objects. Read-only


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