The Adovcbm.exe sample demonstrates Bookmarks, recordset traversal, GetRows
and other ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) Recordset methods using smart pointers
and #import. Using #import is the preferred way for Visual C++ programmers
to use ADO.
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It is not necessary to use the absolute path for the ADO .dll file. You can
add the path to Visual Studio IDE from the Tools menu under Options. Select
the Directory tab and add the path to the Library files list, which allows
you to use the statement:
#import "Msado15.dll" rename_namespace("ado15")
The database file Adostudent.mdb is included with the sample. The sample
opens a database connection with a DSN-less ConnectionString, so you do not
need to specify a data source name (DSN).
The function CrackStrVariant takes a variant and returns a CString. This
function was copied in its entirety from the DAOVIEW sample that ships with
For additional information on ADO recordset manipulation using UpdateBatchand CancelBatch, click the article number below
to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
FILE: Adovcbtd.exe #import Using UpdateBatch and CancelBatch