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Can Not Get The Sqlopen Function To Work In Excel


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#1 dpawlaczyk

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Posted 24 May 2007 - 09:45 AM

I running Windows XP Professional with Excel 2003. I am trying to use the SQLOpen function in Excel but I am unable to get this function to work. I keep getting a 'function not defined' error. I am using the Microsoft Activex Data Objects 2.5 library. Do I need to use another reference?

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Posted 24 May 2007 - 08:40 PM

Check ODBC addin on the tools menu where obscure functions are. I'm not in front of computer where I used it, and it was long time ago, but it rings the bell :thumbsup: IF I remember more I'll post back. I do remember having to do some work in VBA so that the ODBC parameters go to the registry one so users don't have to reenter over and over.

Edited: The Addin is xlodbc.xla
SQL functions are described in Microsoft knowledgebase, google for KB120870 and KB214289

Edited by tos226, 24 May 2007 - 09:28 PM.





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