... until the collector arrives ...

This "blog" is really just a scratchpad of mine. There is not much of general interest here. Most of the content is scribbled down "live" as I discover things I want to remember. I rarely go back to correct mistakes in older entries. You have been warned :)


OLEDB Connection String and UDL files

".UDL".  That's the extension of OLDEB connection string files that I keep forgetting.  By creating and opening an empty ".UDL" file you are presented with a snazzy GUI for building connection strings. The GUI tools is part of the MDAC distribution. You can access a UDL file from ADO by using a connection string like

File Name=c:\somewhere\my.udl;

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