Connection strings for Paradox
OLE DB providers for Paradox
ODBC drivers for Paradox
.NET libraries for Paradox
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Microsoft Jet OLE DB 4.0
Please note that you should only specify the folder where the database resides. Not the database name itself.
Microsoft Paradox Driver
Please note that this one only supports read operations.
Intersolv 3.11 ODBC Driver
DataDirect provides this Paradox 7.x table format driver with read-write capability. Note that Paradox tables remain frozen at table format 7.x, That means that software mentioning Paradox 8, 9, 10 tables are really always referencing format 7.x.
Not all parameters are required, most of them can be set at the DSN system config.
AUT - ApplicationUsingThreads
CT - CreateType
DB - Database
DSN - DataSourceName
DQ - DeferQueryEvaluation
FOC - FileOpenCache
IS - IntlSort
ND - NetDir
PW - Passwords
USF - UltraSafeCommit
ULQ - UseLongQualifiers
.NET Framework Data Provider for ODBC
Use an ODBC driver from .NET
See the respective ODBC driver's connection strings options. The .net OdbcConnection will just pass on the connection string to the specified ODBC driver. Read more here.
.NET Framework Data Provider for OLE DB
Use an OLE DB provider from .NET
See the respective OLEDB provider's connection strings options. The .net OleDbConnection will just pass on the connection string to the specified OLEDB provider. Read more here.