the original purpose of all this is to import geojson into manifold8.
First I imported the data in Manifold 9, worked fine. Got 21000 records geoms (areas) and a bunch of columns. When I export in shapefile to import in manifold8 some of the column's name are simplified. I want to keep the exact column names in manifold 8. (I need to work in manifold 8 in order to use an addin that exist only there)
So I tried to make my M9 file an ODBC data source in order to import it in Manifold8, but since the new versions of manifold 9 the ext.dll is no more in a bin64 folder. So my odbc setting dialog is lost.
for the non french speaking manifold users it says "specified module cannot be found" system code error 126
(the folder name manifold-18.104.22.168-x64 is right, I had to keep this name for this exact reason : keeping the odbc link alive; I am running M9.177.2, at each new version I just unzip the new version it in this old folder)
If I copy paste the exl.dll in a bin64 folder that I would create I can create the odbc link, but manifold 8 dont open it, it crashes (and this method do not seems clean)
in summary : how to export large data (especially large column name) from Manifold 9 to 8. If the answer involves using ODBC, how can I fix my ODBC problem?