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SQLDriverConnect (Text File Driver)

 
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This topic provides Text File Driver-specific information. For general information about this function, see the appropriate topic under ODBC API Reference.

         SQLDriverConnect enables you to connect to a driver without creating a data source (DSN).

The following keywords are supported in the connection string for all drivers: DSN, DBQ, and FIL.

The following table shows the minimum keywords required to connect to each driver, and provides an example of keyword/value pairs used with SQLDriverConnect. For a full list of DRIVERID values, see SQLConfigDataSource.

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If DBQ or DefaultDir is not specified for the Text driver, the driver will connect to the current directory.

Driver

Keywords required

Examples

Text

Driver

Driver={Microsoft Text Driver (*.txt;*.csv)}; DefaultDir=c:\temp

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