ExportDatabase Control

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Enables a user to create or open a database that contains data from a Windows SharePoint list.


When the page containing a view of the list opens, the ExportToDatabase function is called, which is defined in the OWS.JS file. This function creates the control on the page as follows:

new ActiveXObject("SharePoint.ExportDatabase")

A developer can create a custom control for opening a database that contains data from a Windows SharePoint List if it has the same ProgID (SharePoint.ExportDatabase), uses the same method or property names, and provides the same functionality as described in this reference.

When Office 2007 is installed on the client computer, this control is defined in the OWSSUPP.DLL file, a dynamic-link library (DLL) that is installed on the client during Office 2007 setup in the \\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12 directory.