I've had some problems with incompatibilities between the Protel
dBase formats ans the Access dBase export/import. I didn't
investigate too closely, since I solved the problem by linking
Access to an Excel spreadsheet and using Excel to do the import/
export.

John Haddy


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Igor Gmitrovic [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Monday, 25 March 2002 12:01 PM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Accessing an Access Data Base from within Protel
>
>
> You can export dbase format from Access and then use that file to
> update the
> fields in Protel
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, 22 March 2002 2:57 PM
> To: proteledaforum
> Subject: [PEDA] Accessing an Access Data Base from within Protel
>
>
> Is it possible to write a Protel basic script that can either retrieve
> information from an access data base or drive an external ODBC
> engine (Using
> DDE technology?) or retrive information from an external Excell
> spreadsheet.
>
> What I am trying to do is update user fields in a schematic from a data
> base. Protel does this automatically if a dBase data base is used, but all
> my information is in an Access data base.
> Posted from Association web site by: Kevin Knight
>
>
>

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