Is it possible to connect to SQL Server 2005 Workgroup using C# Express ?

  • 14 years ago

    When making a new Connection in C# Express Edition I can choose from
    following data sources:
    - Microsoft SQL Server Database File (SQLClient)
    - Microsoft Access Database File

    When looking at sample application in C# more data sources are available.
    The one I think I need is "Microsoft SQL Server". Through Database Explorer
    in C# Express I can not add data sources. This makes me think C# Express can
    only be used with the SQL Server 2005 Express Edition and probably I have to
    change to another (Standard or Professional) version of Visual Studio 2005
    to make a connection with SQL Server 2005 for Workgroups.

    Any comments/help are welcome.



  • 14 years ago

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