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Connection not defined (localhost)

Thread began 7/16/2009 1:30 pm by mick106153 | Last modified 7/22/2009 8:14 pm by mick106153 | 3813 views | 7 replies

mick106153

Connection not defined (localhost)

Why does this keep recurring?
If I go to the bindings tab and click (for example) "Recordset (ProductCategories)" a window - DataSources - pops up. It reads "Connection not defined (localhost)" and the only option is "OK"
Of the course the connection IS defined and has been over and over again.
When I attempt to define by filling in the "MySQL Connection" dialog, everything works, I select the appropriate data base and it tests OK but when I click OK in that dialog I'm told…

"Cannot create new Connection because the file already exists.

Please rename either the connection or the file.

("and the path to the connection in here")"

Of course doing that raises all kinds of other problems but if I'm successful I can again have access to (for example) "Recordset (ProductCategories)" for the duration of the session. Next time I start DW the problem returns.
I've searched DW's help and these forums and found no mention of "Connection not defined (localhost)" or "Connection not defined".

Please help!

Mick

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