To Set Up the ODBC Interface
For demonstration purposes, a working example of DGN and associated database is available at http://www.bentley.com/MicroStationDatabaseExamples. Some of the help related to database interfaces refers to these examples.
- Open the ODBC Data Source Administrator from Control Panel > Administrative Tools > ODBC Data Sources (64 bit) on Windows 8.
- Select the User or System tab depending on your requirements.
- Select Add and select the ODBC driver for the database that contains your data. If using the example files, select Microsoft Access Driver.
The data source dialog opens.
- Define the data source name and optionally description. This is the name you will use in Promis.e 's (Connect to Database dialog).
Use Select to locate the database to be accessed. If using the
gis.accdb in the
For the remaining settings, look at the table below for your specific database. Refer to your ODBC driver manual for specifics on other fields.