Old FoxPro application in Windows XP results in an error message “insufficient memory”

Question : Old FoxPro application in Windows XP results in an error message “insufficient memory” Hi, We have an old Foxpro application that was developped approx 10 years ago. I do not know which version of Foxpro it was developped in. Until now we have all run on Windows 2000. When we installed a new computer (Windows XP, all SPs, 1Gb memory) and then installed the Foxpro application and try to Continue Reading →

Link Command failed – FoxPro 2.6 for DOS

Question : Link Command failed – FoxPro 2.6 for DOS I am trying to create an exe in foxpro 2.6 for dos and get the following error: Link Command Failed. How can I fix this problem?   Solution: Link Command failed – FoxPro 2.6 for DOS Here’s the official question and answer: When I attempt to build an executable file, I receive the error message “Link command failed.” How can I Continue Reading →

VFP9R.DLL file is invalid or damaged

Question : VFP9R.DLL file is invalid or damaged I get “The VFP9R.DLL file is invalid or damaged” while running Visual Foxpro 9 in Windows 7. How do I resolve this? Solution: VFP9R.DLL file is invalid or damaged This error message is a nonsense when running Visual FoxPro 9 but it could appear when running EXE application created in VFP9. Possible reasons are – VFP9R.DLL file is damaged – VFP9R.DLL file is Continue Reading →

How do I split my MP3 recordings?

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Question : How do I split my MP3 recordings? I have recently been trying to transfer music cassette tapes to MP3 format using Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net). I play the tape and set Audacity to record. While this works fine, unfortunately the Audacity software treats the album as one long track. Is there a way of taking the one long track and dividing it up into the dozen or so individual tracks that Continue Reading →

How do I send to multiple contacts in Opera?

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Question : How do I send to multiple contacts in Opera? I have started to use the Opera web browser. When using Opera Mail, I want to send the same email to various people in the Contacts list. Is there a quick way of inserting the addresses into the To field? When I do this in Thunderbird, which I am using at the moment, I simply click the name, and while Continue Reading →

How can i connect to a Firebird database from Visual Foxpro 9?

Question : How can i connect to a Firebird database from Visual Foxpro 9? How can i connect to a Firebird database from Visual Foxpro 9? Please give me some code examples. Solution: How can i connect to a Firebird database from Visual Foxpro 9? Either create DSN (Control panel – Other options (or Administrative tools) – ODBC data sources) and select Firebird driver from the list of offerred drivers. Or Continue Reading →

Problem: FoxPro 2.6 DOS version – update Qty column in a table from another table

Problem: FoxPro 2.6 DOS version – update Qty column in a table from another table Good Morning, I need up overwrite the “Quantity on Hand” column in an Inventory table from an excel spreadsheet. Process: 1.  Export Inventory table to text delimited file  (copy to c:inv0612.txt fields itemnumber, qtyonhand delimited) 2.  Import into Excel as text 3.  Modify quantities 4.  Export from Excel 5.  Import back into FoxPro 6.  Take Continue Reading →

Publish Macromedia Director File

Question : Publish Macromedia Director File I have an .exe file that was the result of publishing a macromedia director movie. Without the original director files, is there any way to “decompile” the .exe back into the editable director movie format?   Solution: Publish Macromedia Director File  – If the .exe was created using Macromedia Director, it cannot be decompiled back to the .dcr file – If it was created using Continue Reading →

Conversion from FoxPro 2.6 to Visual FoxPro 9

Question : Conversion from FoxPro 2.6 to Visual FoxPro 9 Hello, I am working with a FoxPro 2.6 system using both Windows 98 and DOS.  I have been working with the Visual FoxPro9.0 Beta to test my code to see if it will run under the new version.  I have been able to get the code to run with the new version using the full installation of the VFP Software on Continue Reading →