Subject Re: oddc drivers
From Charlie <>
Date Sun, 24 Nov 2019 13:34:06 -0500
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Hi Rich.. Thanks very much for your info.  I had changed the dbf levels to 7 which if I read correctly won't allow me to do this.  No big deal though!

Thanks again!!> Wrote:

> If I remember correctly, its been some years since I looked at it but the
> FedEx ship manager can read/write to any ODBC file source.
> You just need to tell the FedEx ship manager the DSN name and I think the
> table name.
> It all depends on if the FedEx program is 32-bit or 64-bit. (I don't recall
> which it was.)
> If itís a 32-bit program you go to the 32-bit ODBC manager and point that to
> your database.
> You should be able to test if it works from dBASE.
> Same if itís a 64-bit program only you will not be able to test it from
> dBASE since dBASE is only 32-bit.
> In both cases you want to use the "Microsoft dBASE Driver (*.dbf)" driver.
> The driver may not be installed by default depending on your OS and if its
> 32-bit or 64-bit.
> That's about the extent of help I can be. I started doing the integration
> but never finished. it was just more work than I wanted to do for the few
> shipments we made per month.
> I'm sure there are others here with more knowledge about setting up ODBC for
> dbf tables.
> Rich....
> "Charlie"  wrote in message news:M#1D93joVHA.1880@ip-AC1E04A7...
> Hi.. I am using dbase11 and it should connect in 32bit.  Basically the fedex
> tech guy was trying to set it up so we could sync with their tracking
> numbers directly in my dbase forms.  Not sure if this is possible.  But the
> tech mentioned I have to configure somehow so that I can see the .dbf files
> on my computer through oddc.  Possibly I heard him wrong but I thought he
> said oddc??
> This is not essential.  I guess I am more curious about it than anything.
> Thanks!!
> <> Wrote:
> > I use just the standard driver
> > "Microsoft dBASE Driver (*.dbf)"
> > It will handle up to a level 5 dbf tables.
> > There is no ODBC driver for level 7 that I know of.
> > However if you use the level 5 driver and have the BDE installed, it can
> > read/write level 7 tables
> > You didn't mention what "just didn't work". I haven't had any luck with
> > 64-bit drivers if that's what you are working with.
> > Rich...
> >
> >
> >
> > "Charlie"  wrote in message news:aTce7SXoVHA.2332@ip-AC1E04A7...
> >
> > Hi.... I am trying to get the windows oddc drivers set up for dbase.  When
> > trying to configure all that showed up on microsoft was III to IV which
> > didn't work.  I have no idea what I am talking about here as this came up
> > out of the blue trying to hook up directly through a fed-ex program.  Does
> > anyone have any ideas on this, or where I can get the correct info?
> > Thanks
> > much....
> >