Betr.: [ic] interchange and odbc+exell

J van Dijk 'BV Kunststoffenindustrie Attema' j.vandijk at
Wed May 19 06:19:13 EDT 2004

> I have two questions, first I have some trouble getting to get the 
> foundation store to run on an mysql database, I have been through the

> docs and I am slowly plowing through the catalog building tutorial
> however I seem to have missed some minor point about the mysql 
> usage as related to the text files which I presume specify the
> Does any body have some tips or some specific pointer on where to
> for more info ?

Is Mysql installed and running ?
Did you use mysql username/password during foundation setup ?
Did you have any errors ?

> Secondly, I do want to be able to update some tables from exell, ( 
> basicly I want to import data into the database from an exell sheet
). I 
> have set up odbc on the mysql database but I am having a hard time 
> getting this to run smoothly, ( it won't update correctly ), does 
> anybody have any pointers to any docs on this ? ( a howto or tutorial
? ).

I'm not sure but I think IC can import directly from excel

>  I hope you can bear with me as I find these problems a bit trivial
> have soo much trouble with :-) ..

Hey, it's free and who said it's easy ?
Jan van Dijk
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