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2. Data Source Type

3. Edit



Create a Data Source

Edit a Data Source

Test a Connection

Check the Server

Data Source Type

Data Source Name

Environment Info

Server / Host

ODBC Options

Sample Data Source


Edit a Data Source

DSEDIT allows you to edit an existing Omnidex data source. With the exception of the data source name, all settings are editable. To change the data source name, you must create a new data source.

Screen ShotFrom the Main Menu, choose Open.


Screen ShotData Source Type

You will be prompted to choose the type of data source that you wish to open for editing. See Data Source Types for more information about data source types.

If you chose the Generic or CLOA only Data Source type, the Windows file chooser dialog is displayed, allowing you to search the file system for the data source file that you which to open for editing. Generic data sources have a .dsn file extension and CLOA only data sources have a .ini file extension. Locate and select the appropriate data source file and click Open.

If you chose the ODBC USER or ODBC SYSTEM Data Source type, a list of existing system registry entry data sources (Omnidex only) is displayed. Click on one of the data sources in the list to display the settings and options for that data source. Click Edit to open the data source for editing.

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Screen ShotEdit the Data Source

The edit screen allows you to make and save changes to the data source, check to see if an OdxNet listener is running on the server, connect to the database and test retrievals, and even delete the data source.

  • Click the ODBC options button to change the default ODBC behavior for this data source.
  • Click Check Server to check to see if an OdxNet listener is running on the server.
  • Click Connect to test CLOA and ODBC connections and retrievals.
  • Click Delete to delete this data source.

Make any desired changes and click Save to make those changes permanent.