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Stored procedures
Opens a database (".CDB" file) on the Mobile Device (Pocket PC) connected to the current computer.
Note: There is no need to open the standard databases found on the Mobile Device (tasks, contacts, ...).
Caution: From Windows Mobile 5, the access to a standard database (tasks, contacts, appointments, ...) can no longer be performed from a Windows application (and therefore from a standard WINDEV application).
Accessible from the PC
Accessible from the simulator
Accessible from the Mobile Device (Pocket PC)
CDB database
Yes
Yes
Yes
Standard database
No
No
Yes
Example
// Open "MyDatabase"
ResOpen = cdbOpen("MyDatabase", "\MyFiles\MyDatabase.cdb")
// Has a problem occurred?
IF ResOpen = False THEN Error(ErrorInfo())
Syntax
<Result> = cdbOpen(<Database Name> , <Name of .CDB File>)
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the function was successful,
  • False otherwise. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo.
<Database Name>: Character string (with quotes)
Name of the database to open.
<Name of .CDB File>: Character string (with quotes)
Name and full path of the ".CDB" file corresponding to the database that must be opened on the Mobile Device.
Remarks

Accessing a database found on the Mobile Device (Pocket PC)

The table below presents the actions that must be performed to access a database found on the Mobile Device:
Database
Standard database (tasks, contacts, appointments, ...)
WINDEV application
  1. Establish a connection between the current computer and the Mobile Device (ceConnect).
  2. Open the database to use (cdbOpen).
Establish a connection between the current computer and the Mobile Device (ceConnect).
WINDEV Mobile applicationOpen the database to use (cdbOpen).No specific action is required.

Reminder: From Windows Mobile 5, the access to a standard database (tasks, contacts, appointments, ...) can no longer be performed from a Windows application (and therefore from a standard WINDEV application).
Components
WINDEVReports and QueriesWindows Mobile wd230ce.dll
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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