April 23, 1998

Make Sure You are Connected to the Right Database

When issuing SQL statements against SQL Server, consider fully equating all of your table or procedure names to include the database name, especially if you are using an existing data source. Users have the ability to change the default database for their data source, which could cause your program (SQL

Remote access server

Question: We have installed a Windows NT 4.0 server with remote access server service installed. I am able to connect to the NT server from home using a dial-up connection and modem, but I cannot view or connect to shared resources. We are running TCP/IP. We have also installed the

String formatting

Question: Is there a function that will format a string for number or, say, $$ display? For example: format 1000000 to 1,000,000? Answer: No, the C standard has no such function. The following routine takes an integer argument, converts it to a string using the itoa() run-time library function, and