Hope these rusty ramblings help somehow. Most of the system functions do not seem to be supported by the TPS driver or I have not figured out the syntax for them! Maybe ODBC isn’t even necessary because Dbase is A5’s native file format and Clarion supports Dbase – you might be able to share the same database files between the two programs. Topspeed is the native file format for Clarion but it has many others that are built-in and don’t require third party tools. With it you can select from multiple tables, apply complex filters, do aggregates etc. Download, Install and Run: Some additional ODBC resouces:
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Most of the system functions do not seem to be supported by the TPS driver clwrion I have not figured out the syntax for them! It was marketed as a database for nonprogrammers, but didn’t quite live up to that claim.
Hope these rusty ramblings help somehow. Without it being checked, the table names will all show in Chinese in the table list! All times are GMT Bookmarks Bookmarks Facebook Digg Google del. Download, Install and Run: Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Some additional ODBC resouces: My company uses this and I am trying to get databae collection application that I wrote in Alpha5v4 to work with it.
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I hope I remember this correctly but if you do decide to change the database driver of your files in Clarion from Topspeed to whatever, the Data Dictionary will create new, empty files with the proper extension.
Is it possible that the need for elevation stems from the folder being pointed to by the DSN for the. With it you can select from multiple tables, apply complex filters, do aggregates etc. The Database Browser has been a huge help for me. Dates in filters need to be formatted correctly for the ODBC driver: Mine worked fine without any UAC elevation maybe it matters where you install the browser.
The Database Browser people were kind enough to fix that right away for me and also fixed a problem where you would get a syntax error if your SQL statement spanned multiple lines and you were not on line 1 when you hit F4 to execute the query – couple of other ODBC browser I tried also seem to have this problem.
I checked everywhere on there site and I couldn’t find it. Also, Then Topspeed seem to sell everything as an Add-on, which could hace gotten expensive.
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Syntax error are pretty much all the same and give you little or no information about where and what the problem is. Topspeed is the native file format for Clarion but it has many others that are built-in and don’t require third party tools.
Needed to do modulus calculation on a value and had to abandon it as MOD is not supported and casting any part of an expression to integer seems to cast everything to integer. But they’re were bought a couple of years ago by Softvelocity.
It uses topspeed files when it creates a database. There was alot to like, but getting data in and out of the program was a necessity for me, and Topspeed didn’t seem to make it easy.
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You didn’t mention which version of Clarion you’re using – I’ll assume you’re at least using version 5 v5. My problem is that I do not have a odbc driver file for it. I changed the properties of the executable to allow this. It will be your job to use the built-in file converter to convert your existing Topspeed.
Results 1 to 3 of 3. Maybe ODBC isn’t even necessary because Dbase is A5’s native file format and Clarion supports Dbase – you might be able to share the same database files between the two programs. Thanks for all your help Paul. The time now is I installed the portable version into a OneDrive folder.