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Sybase’s PowerBuilder 6.5

Creating the DB Profile

  1. When PowerBuilder opens click DB Profile on the toolbar.
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  2. The Database Profiles dialog box will open, click ODBC in the subdirectory, then click New.
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  3. Select the Connection tab, type MSDB under Profile Name, select MSCARD under Data Source then uncheck User ID and Password.  Click OK.
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  4. Click MSDB under the subdirectory, then click Connect.
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NOTE: (April 7, 1999)
At this time you must exit and restart PowerBuilder before using the new profile. Please review the release notes of subsequent releases for a change in this requirement.


 Setting the Database Preference

  1. Click Database on the Toolbar.
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  2. Click Cancel when the Select Tables dialog box appears.
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  3. Click Design on the menu bar, then click Options.
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  4. The Database Preferences dialog box will then appear. Under General Tab uncheck Use Powersoft Repository, then click OK.
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 Creating the new DataWindow

  1. Click DataWindow on the Toolbar.
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  2. The Select DataWindow dialog box will then appear, click New.
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  3. Select SQL under Data Source, then select Tabular under Presentation Style.   Click OK.
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  4. The Select Tables dialog box will appear.  Select MSCARD CUSTOMER, then click Open.
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  5. Select Data Source (SQL) on the Toolbar, then select needed fields under MSCARD CUSTOMER Type.
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  6. Deselect Data Source (SQL) on the Toolbar, then select Preview on the Toolbar.
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  7. Preview will then display.

ODBCad13Creating a new project

To create a new project, press the Project button on the toolbar and follow the prompts.

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