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Re: PostgreSQL server Linux mandrake

From: terry <tg5027(at)citlink(dot)net>
To: "Peter Darley" <pdarley(at)kinesis-cem(dot)com>,pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL server Linux mandrake
Date: 2002-08-06 22:00:28
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From the Access File menu (while the table has the focus) choose 
Save As/Export, then To an External File or Database (in the next 
window).  In the file dialog box select Save as type - ODBC 
Databases (last option).  Enter a new table name in the next 
window.  That will open the Select Data Source window.  Select 
the Postgres ODBC data source (usually in Machine Data Sources.  
That's it!  The table will be saved in the Postgres database that 
the ODBC source is setup for.


>>  Terry,
>>  	I've been under the impression that you couldn't use Access
>> to create tables in PostgreSQL, but I'm happy to be wrong. 
>> How do you export the tables?  Is it from within Access?
>>  Thanks,
>>  Peter Darley
>>  -----Original Message-----
>>  From: pgsql-odbc-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>  [mailto:pgsql-odbc-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of terry
>>  Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 11:54 AM
>>  To: mount(dot)zion(at)sympatico(dot)ca; pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>  Subject: Re: [ODBC] PostgreSQL server Linux mandrake
>>  Rob,
>>  You will need to use the Postgres ODBC driver for windoze
>> that is available from the Postgres web site.
>>  You will not be able to create a new Postgres database from
>>  Access, but you must do that in Linux.  After that you can
>> create or use Access tables by first exporting them to
>> Postgres via the ODBC connection.  After they are exported,
>> you can link to them from Access via the linked table manager
>> to use them.
>>  It works well, but be aware of the data type differences.
>>  Good Luck,
>>  terry



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