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I have developed a database application in visual studio 2010 using c#. All is running well but when I install it in any other user pc or move the application to other folder in my pc the application shows error. It cannt locate the database directory.How can i enable my application to check the database directory automatically? and change the connection string accordingly to run the app properly?
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Posted 9-Sep-12 20:50pm

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Solution 1

Options:
1. Use configuration(or App Settings)
2. Access data from a Shared folder.
3. Always keep data in a relative location to the main exe.
Eg: Let Your application path is D:\MyAppFolder\myapp.exe
Let your data path is D:\MyAppFolder\MyData\SomedatabaseFile.ext
So your DB can be accessed as :
string DBPath = System.IO.Path.Combine(System.IO.Path.GetDirectoryName(Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().Location), "MyData\\Somedb.mdb");
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faisal_ruet at 18-Sep-12 3:17am
   
Thank You.
Perfect Solution.
I have checked that.
Kuthuparakkal at 18-Sep-12 3:20am
   
you're most welcome!
faisal_ruet at 18-Sep-12 3:34am
   
Can you give me a solution ...How can I develop android in Visual Studio using c# ?
Kuthuparakkal at 18-Sep-12 3:37am
   
go with Mono:
http://xamarin.com/monoforandroid
 
You may also look at:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1371939/how-can-i-use-ms-visual-studio-for-android-development

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