ADO Connection

Specifies the options for adding an ADO (Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects) database.

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The ADO interface is a Microsoft Windows proprietary container for connecting to databases.

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LibreOffice requires the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) to use the ADO interface. Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP include these components by default.

Data source URL

Enter the data source URL.

Example URLs

To connect to an Access 2000 file, use the format:

PROVIDER=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;DATA SOURCE=c:\Access\nwind2000.mdb

To connect with a name to a catalog on a Microsoft SQL server that has a name turner, enter:


To access an ODBC driver as a provider:



Click to open a database selection dialog.

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A user name can have a maximum of 18 characters.

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A password must contain 3 to 18 characters.

Database Wizard

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