Easysoft ODBC-Access Driver User's Guide - Preface

About this manual

This manual is intended for use by anyone who wants to install the Easysoft ODBC-Access Driver, configure it, and then access Microsoft Access data sources from an ODBC-enabled application.

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The Unix-based sections require experience of using Unix shell commands. You need to be able to do basic tasks such as editing text files. More complex tasks are described in detail, but it helps to understand how your system handles dynamic linking of shared objects.

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Contents

Introduces the Easysoft ODBC-Access Driver.

Explains how to install the Easysoft ODBC-Access Driver.

Explains how to configure the Easysoft ODBC-Access Driver.

Technical Reference and Glossary.

Trademarks

Throughout this manual, Windows refers generically to Microsoft Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT, XP, ME, 2003 Server, Vista or 2008 server, which are trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. The X Window system is specifically excluded from this and is referred to as The X Window Systemor just X.

Note also that although the name UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group, the term has come to encompass a whole range of UNIX-like operating systems, including the free, public Linux and even the proprietary Solaris. Easysoft use Unix (note the case) as a general term covering the wide range of Open and proprietary operating systems commonly understood to be Unix `flavors'.

Easysoft and Easysoft Data Access are trademarks of Easysoft Limited.