Wading into ODBC

Discussion created by TKnTexas on Feb 3, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 14, 2017 by TKnTexas

I understand what ODBC is.  I know I can improve some of my FileMaker Pro work with use of ODBC.


I am using FMPA 15 on Windows 10 Professional.  I thought I would start with connecting to an Excel worksheet that is used as a data table.


I went to Manage External Data Sources.  Clicked on New.  I named it.  Set it for ODBC.  Clicked on Specify to select my DSN.  I saw this:

What I see on my Windows 10 ODBC Connections is:

Why isn't Filemaker Pro seeing my ODBC Data Sources?  Is there something I need to set up (turn on) in Filemaker?