[mapguide-users] Oracle XE with ODBC?

Kenneth Skovhede, GEOGRAF A/S ks at geograf.dk
Fri Oct 17 04:02:20 EDT 2008

The ODBC provider does not support spatial objects, just plain attributes.
You can map an x/y column pair to a point, but you won't get access to 
the SDO's.

There exists an specific Oracle provider, called King.Oracle, that 
supports the SDO's.

Regards, Kenneth Skovhede, GEOGRAF A/S

Gordon Luckett skrev:
> Hi, has anyone been able to enumerate the list of tables in Oracle XE 10g
> when connecting in MapGuide Studio with ODBC.  
> None of the tables appear in the "Show Tables" area when making an OSGEO FDO
> Provider for ODBC.  None of the tables are "spatial" just numeric with Lat
> and Long...
> I have tried many users (DBA rights) - and nothing.  
> I know I can connect with ODBC because when I "LINK" tables to the ODBC with
> MS Access I can see the tables in Oracle XE.  So the ODBC connection is
> fine. 
> Has anyone had any luck with ODBC and XE seeing the tables in Studio 2009?
> Thanks
> Gordon
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