On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Gary <sql(at)4myad(dot)tv> wrote:
> 1. I'm clicking on Reply. Is this only going to you and if so should I be
> doing something different?
Ya. Reply-All is for the benifit of the whole PostgreSQL Community.
This way others listening in can benifit from the discussion and
people more experienced or smarter that I can chime in to correct my
mis-information :o) . Also the answer is posted to the PostgreSQL
Archieves. This way the answers are stored for others to research
> 2. I know the username and password of the database, nothing else. When I
> first installed the application, I have a vague memory of doing something
> and getting "dos looking" window with a prompt. I believe I had to enter /q
> to exit. I don't remember what I did to get that far.
these should fill in the missing details
http://www.connectionstrings.com/?carrier=postgresql about connection strings
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms807027.aspx about connection.open
> 3. I understand about 50% of your example. I need to back up to the
> beginning. Where do I look for "SQL for Dummies?"
Well, I think there are too many SQL dummies out there, so I would
recommend this book instead ;) :
Richard Broersma Jr.
Visit the Los Angles PostgreSQL Users Group (LAPUG)
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