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Hi developer
Please solve my problem I beg to you.
I have a csv file that I am load in a dataset then visualize them in datagridveiw, my csv file values are seprated by delimeter (;) and dataset by default load a comma (,) but when i am use a delimiter in oledb its cannot works. I think there is a problem in my code please solve them .
Please read them

public static DataSet GetDataset(string filename)
            string Connectionstring = string.Format("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=\"" + Path.GetDirectoryName(filename) +
            "\";Extended Properties=text;HDR=No;FMT=Delimited(;);");
            string cmdstring = string.Format(@"SELECT * FROM {0}", Path.GetFileName(filename).Trim());
            DataSet dataset = new DataSet();
            using (OleDbConnection olconn = new OleDbConnection(Connectionstring))
                OleDbDataAdapter adapter = new OleDbDataAdapter();
                adapter.SelectCommand = new OleDbCommand(cmdstring, olconn);
                adapter.Fill(dataset, "Test");
            return dataset;

public void Browse_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
                OpenFileDialogbox.InitialDirectory = Application.ExecutablePath.ToString();
                DialogResult RESULT = this.OpenFileDialogbox.ShowDialog();
                if (RESULT == DialogResult.OK)
                    string filename = OpenFileDialogbox.FileName;
                    Locations.Text = filename;
                    MessageBox.Show("Dear User Please select Path");
                DataSet dataset = Form1.GetDataset(Locations.Text);
                Datagidveiw1.DataSource = dataset.Tables[0].DefaultView;
            catch (System.Exception ex)

Please check this code and correct them, I beg to u .

string Connectionstring = string.Format
("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=\"" + Path.GetDirectoryName(filename) + "\";Extended Properties=text;HDR=No;FMT=Delimited(;);");

please correct this code code .
again I want to say ,my csv file values are seprated by(;) format. Not with comma.

[edit]Code block corrected for formatting - OriginalGriff[/edit]
Updated 29-Nov-10 21:22pm
Sudheer Kumar K 30-Nov-10 4:09am    
string Connectionstring = string.Format
("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=\"" + Path.GetDirectoryName(filename) + "\";Extended Properties=text;HDR=No;FMT=Delimited(';');"); Can you try this. adding ; in single quotes.

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Please follow steps:

1. Open .CSV file with programatically
2. Follow one standard (either you can set delimiter by ; or ,) and modify file accordingly
3. Save .CSV file (with only one delimiter)
4. Load in DataSet

Please do let me know, if you have any doubt.

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