There are three ODBC components you can add in this page: drivers, data sources and translators. The user interface is composed from the tree control on the left side where all the drivers, data source and translators from the project will be displayed and from the currently selected element's properties which are displayed on the right side.
Adding a driver
Use the + key while the tree control is focused.toolbar button, the “Add Driver...” tree/list context menu item or press the
When adding a driver, please make sure it corresponds with the server architecture it's designed for (x86 or x64). The driver's encoding must also be compatible with the server (UNICODE or ANSI).
Creating a new data source
Use the Insert key while the tree control is focused.toolbar button, the “New Data Source” tree context menu item or press the
Importing an existing data source
Use the Import Data Source Dialog.toolbar button or the “Import Data Source” tree context menu item. You can import DSN files directly or DSNs registered on your development machine, listed in the
Only the data source's name and attributes will be imported. You will need to set the ODBC driver yourself.
Adding a translator
Use the * key while the tree control is focused.toolbar button, the “Add Translator...” tree context menu item or press the
Locating the attached component for a driver, data source or translator
Use the “Go To Component” tree context menu item or press the F8 key while an element from the tree control is selected. This command will activate the Organization page with the appropriate component selected in the left tree control.
Setting the Current Feature
Advanced Installer will create components for the added resources as necessary. These components will be added to the Current Feature. Use the drop-down list box in the toolbar to change the Current Feature.
You can further manage the your package's organization in the Organization page.
This feature is not available for Merge Module projects. For more details see the Merge Module Organization page.