You can't make PB5 talk to SQL 7. You will need to upgrade to PB 6.5.1.
Kristen Page <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I am trying to acccess a SQL Server 7.0 database across a dial-up
> connection on our IP's host server. I have successfully connected. I
> can see his database and all the tables when I am in the database
> painter for PB 5.0. However if I try to retrieve from the tables, I get
> the message that the datatype is not supported. If I go into alter the
> table, it allows me to, but in the datatype column there is nothing and
> the drop down has been disabled. However, if I create a new table, the
> drop down is populated with all the usual datatypes. If I then create a
> table using one any of these types, once it is created and I try to
> retrieve, I get the same message.
> I am trying to access data in this SQL Server db and pipe it to our
> production SYBASE SQL Anywhere 5.0 db.
> Any ideas?
> Kristen Page