EntityDAC

TEntityConnection.Connect Method

Initiates a connection to a database using the specified connection parameters.

Class

TEntityConnection

Syntax

procedure Connect(const AConnectionString: string); overload;

Parameters
AConnectionString
Specifies the connection parameters.

Remarks

Call Connect to initiate a connection to the database.

The database to which the connection is established, is specified by TEntityConnection.ProviderName and TEntityConnection.DialectName properties.

Calling Connect generates a TEntityConnection.BeforeConnect event, establishes the connection, sets the TEntityConnection.Connected property to True, and generates an TEntityConnection.AfterConnect event. In addition, when calling Connect TEntityConnection may display a login dialog, depending on the value of TEntityConnection.LoginPrompt.

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