Can I Use Two Databases Independently Without Joining?
Is there a way I can use a view from access and an excel spreadsheet in a label without joining them (I cant as there is no common data).
I can connect to the access database no problem but what I want to do is run a query prompt which looks up data in the other excel database and returns the value in a QR code.
I have them running independently, the access one adds in different field data in different positions on the label template and the other picks up an rfid tag in a query prompt as a keyboard entry and looks up the persons name in the excel spreadsheet and adds it to a QR code.
What I need to do is combine the two to produce my desired label.
Hope I have explained clear enough.
Unfortunately, currently we only support related tables/databases in the main database connection configuration for a BarTender document.
However, it sounds like you just need to configure a database look-up for this item. This can be achieve through the use of a VB script for the source of the form field instead of embedded data. Here is an example of the code you would use to populate a list control in the BarTender data entry form from an Excel file.
*Note that you'll need to change folder/file/sheet/field names for your own purposes.Functions and Subsdim objConndim strConndim rsstrConn = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source='c:\items and item numbers.xls';Extended Properties=""Excel 8.0;HDR=YES;"""Public Function GetNames()Dim strNamesSet objConn = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")objConn.Open strConnSet rs = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")Set rs = objConn.Execute("SELECT * FROM [Sheet1$]")strNames = ""rs.MoveFirst()do while NOT rs.EOFstrNames = strNames + rs.fields("Item") + vbCrLfrs.MoveNext()loopGetNames = strNamesEnd FunctionOnFillListValue = GetNames()0
I am in a similar situation, but retrieving records from a SQL Server database using a System DSN. The query is working correctly when i run it directly against the database, so there must be an issue somewhere else. Any ideas what the issue is?
'Connect to the system DSN
Value = Value
Set conn = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
conn.open "IMFTest905", "Corp\svc_epicor", "Norgren01"
'get the view with usercode values that we need
strSQL = "select Number01 from v_labelcodes where v_labelcodes.CodeTypeID = 'ARTPAM' AND v_labelcodes.CodeID = 'F'"
Set rs = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
rs.Open strSQL, conn
'make sure we have one record, and if so, set the value to Number01
if rs.RecordCount = 1 then
Value = rs("Number01")
Value = Value
'close the connection, clean up
set conn = Nothing0