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ODBC Front Page Database Connector

The three basic files needed to get started are shown in the next sections. This sample provides instructions in creating a query form that can be used to retrieve information from your Image database using most browsers and Microsoft’s IIS (Internet Information Server) and FrontPage.

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The HTX file

  1. Create the results (.htx) page.
  2. The field (Image Item) names appear in place of the <%name%> sequences in the result form

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  1. Use the saved form when creating the (.idc) file.
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The IDC file

  1. Create an Internet Database Connector file using the wizard

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  1. Reference the DataSource that is configured on the server as a System DSN.
  2. Enter the SQL statement for the query with a reference to the query form field that will be substituted in when the query is executed.

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  1. Assign a default value if needed

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The HTM file

  1. Create a page with a simple query form

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  1. Set ‘Internet Database Connector’ as the Form Handler type.ODBC_n02
  2. Enter the name of an Internet Database Connector File:
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  4. Set the name and properties of the query form text box.
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 How this sample appears:

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