On 11/15/06, Luther, Ron <Ron.Luther at hp.com> wrote: > I _think_ that's a 'no go'. (But I'm not 100% positive.) > > The link in access was set up by being on the table object, pressing > the 'new' button, then the 'link table --> okay' button, then > browsing the hard drive to connect to the txt file directly. Ah, I see, so it is not using a DSN. You can still create a direct DSN, though. This is the route I'd use: http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/Code/2002/Nov/AccessTextDb.asp Access is just giving another interface to the data. Unless you need something from the access driver, I would go directly to the data. > (Who will be up in Cleveburg next week for the holidays.) Let me know if you're in the area another time (I won't be in town next week) and we'll grab a beer or something. (What ever happened to beervolts in the US?) -- Matt Warden Cleveland, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.