• Microsoft Jet OLE DB 4.0

    Problems connecting?   Get answer in the Paradox Q & A forum →

  • .NET Framework Data Provider for OLE DB

    • Use an OLE DB provider from .NET

      Provider=any oledb provider's name;OledbKey1=someValue;OledbKey2=someValue;

      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.

  • Intersolv 3.11 ODBC Driver

    • 7.X

      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.

      DSN=MyDSN;AUT=1;CT=7;DQ=0;FOC=0;IS=1;PW=myPassword;USF=1;ULQ=1;

      Not all parameters are required, most of them can be set at the DSN system config.

      Parameters definition
      AUT - ApplicationUsingThreads
      CT - CreateType
      DB - Database
      DSN - DataSourceName
      DQ - DeferQueryEvaluation
      FOC - FileOpenCache
      IS - IntlSort
      ND - NetDir
      PW - Passwords
      USF - UltraSafeCommit
      ULQ - UseLongQualifiers

      Paradox
  • Microsoft Paradox Driver

    • 5.X

      Driver={Microsoft Paradox Driver (*.db )};DriverID=538;Fil=Paradox 5.X;
      DefaultDir
      =c:\pathToDb\;Dbq=c:\pathToDb\;CollatingSequence=ASCII;
      Paradox
    • 7.X

      Provider=MSDASQL;Persist Security Info=False;Mode=Read;
      Extended Properties
      ='DSN=Paradox;DBQ=C:\myDb;DefaultDir=C:\myDb;DriverId=538;
      FIL
      =Paradox 7.X;MaxBufferSize=2048;PageTimeout=600;';Initial Catalog=C:\myDb;

      Please note that this one only supports read operations.

      Paradox
  • .NET Framework Data Provider for ODBC

    • Use an ODBC driver from .NET

      Driver={any odbc driver's name};OdbcKey1=someValue;OdbcKey2=someValue;

      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.

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