[fdo-users] ESRI File Geodatabases

Jason Birch Jason.Birch at nanaimo.ca
Fri Mar 13 14:07:29 EDT 2009

I've added an FdoOgrNotes page to the wiki:


Please feel free to revise, extend, etc...


-----Original Message-----
From: Crispin_at_1Spatial
Sent: March-13-09 6:01 AM
To: fdo-users at lists.osgeo.org
Subject: RE: RE: [fdo-users] ESRI File Geodatabases

The sample GeoDatabase I am using came from the interweb somewhere and
utilise the personal geodatabase I first created a System-ODBC
connection to
the MDB file in the Windows ODBC administrator - in my case I called my
sample ODBC connection 'pgeo_somerset'.

Then in Map I did a 'Add OGR Connection' and in the box for datasource
this exact format (from the OGR documentation) - ie the "PGeo:" prefix
then the ODBC connection name:

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