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Subject: RE: old foxpro database
Thread ID: 78721 Message ID: 78766 # Views: 1 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 6 Category: Databases, Tables and SQL Server
Date: Friday, October 07, 2005 6:44:16 PM         
   


> I do not see any problem here.
> Foxpro for DOS and VFP9 can open and manipulate data at the sametime with out any problem.
> But if you ask me, once you upgraded your program to VFP9 or VFP8, there is no need to use your old Dos program. Unless you have a very old computer that cannot run window.
> And always backup your data too, before upgrading your program to a higher version.
> There is no such thing as too many backup.
>
> ShadowFox


If you put your data into a database (DBC) then FoxPro for DOS will not be able to see it. If you leave the tables as free tables then FPD and VFP can both see the data as I said but you will lose a lot of the benefits of the DBC such as long field names, triggers, etc.

John Weller

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old foxpro database Posted by PACO TERRADO @ 10/7/2005 8:57:54 AM
RE: old foxpro database Posted by John Weller @ 10/7/2005 10:12:46 AM
RE: old foxpro database Posted by ShadowFox @ 10/7/2005 10:18:48 AM
RE: old foxpro database Posted by John Weller @ 10/7/2005 6:44:16 PM
RE: old foxpro database Posted by Ken Murphy @ 10/7/2005 3:42:35 PM
RE: old foxpro database Posted by Ken Murphy @ 10/7/2005 9:48:49 PM