How can I open and read from a database

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    Question How can I open and read from a database

    Our problems are how we shall open and read from a database.
    Can we use fopen?
    We write in vc++.but use C.

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    > Our problems are how we shall open
    Use fopen

    > and read from a database
    Use fread

    However, understanding what all those bytes mean is another matter....

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    opening a database

    with C good luck.. Use c++. You can use dao...
    there are many objects you can work with.... there is also ODBC..
    I have been working with DAO for a little while now and find it simple enough...

    look up CDaoDatabase, CDaoTabledef, CDaoRecordset in your help files ... I also found a cool article on a class once which had a class named Embsql.h which provide all the interfaces for using sql commands from withing c++ I believe... or it might have been c...
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    embedded sql

    check out the site for help with this subject
    http://cplus.about.com/cs/embeddedsql/
    zMan

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    Re: opening a database

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by zMan
    [B]with C good luck.. Use c++.

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    thanks but the question is MFC or not. Can we do it without MFC?

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