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i have 2 working databases. one is called EquipmentDB one is called EmployeeDB
 
I created another form. I want to key in the Company ID of the employee in the textbox and click a Button. The rest of the details of the employee will display in textbox or label as followed:
 
Name:
Department:
 
P.S: i have 2 of this field in my database.
 
After that there will be another textbox to type in the barcode of the equipment. Same thing, click a Button display the barcode details.
 
ItemName:
Category:
 
Is it possible to use 2 database in one form?
Posted 1-Jan-13 21:06pm
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If you have your databases on different servers you can use two connection strings. But if you have your databases on the same server you can pass database name as a variable to your stored procedure and there you can create a dynamic query. For example:
 
Create Procedure CompanyDetails
(@companyID int,@databaseName varchar(50))
AS
BEGIN
declare @sql varchar(500)
set @sql = 'select * from ' + '[' + @databaseName +'].dbo.CompanyDetailsTable where companyId = ' + Convert(varchar(10),@companyID)
exec @sql
END
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