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 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 →

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 →

Foxpro Limitations questions

Question : Foxpro Limitations questions I’m looking for site or information for limitations in foxpro. What im looking for are things like Maximum string size in variable Maximum Fields in table Maximum Table size Maximum Select (no of fields here) from …. Maximum INLIST(….) Maximum Records in a table Maximum length of variable name in fields Maximum length variable name etc. you get the idea. does anyone know? There’s an info Continue Reading →

error locating config file – bad path? in Foxpro application

Question : error locating config file – bad path? in Foxpro application We purchased a program that was created in visual foxpro (don’t know what version).  This program runs fine on certain machines, but on one of them we are getting the following error: error locating config file – bad path? in Foxpro application All machines are running windows XP Pro… not sure which service pack. The vendor claims that all Continue Reading →

DBFNTX/1010 READ ERROR

Question : DBFNTX/1010 READ ERROR  What does it mean?  Is this FoxPro, Clipper or Dbase?  Is there somewhere I can turn to find the answer? Thank you… Solution: DBFNTX/1010 READ ERROR It is Clipper and I believe what you have is a missing or corrupt index file. If you want, I can look up the error code in my Clipper docs at home. Clipper use Filename.NTX for it’s indices.  You may Continue Reading →