Set a VBA reference to ADO/ADOX with code

Enigmachrysalis

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Is there a way to do this using code instead of just going to Tool > References and clicking the appropriate boxes?

I imagine there is, but the code vocabulary escapes me.
 

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Jon von der Heyden

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You can use the AddFromFile method.

Code:
ThisWorkbook.VBProject.References.AddFromFile ("C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\ado\msado15.dll")
 

Jon von der Heyden

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Yes so you either need to check if it has already been enabled or handle the error.
 

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