Command line continuation character in programs. Also used for the Enter key while programming function keys. Outputs lines of text entered between these. 19 Nov The following are the most frequently used commands in the Foxpro command window. MODIFY COMMAND or MODI COMM Open a program. Below are some basic FoxPro command mode commands. These can be used to view, search, modify and delete data in Foxpro tables. It is suggested to try.

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Numeric means numbers and the variable which store such numbers are called numeric variable. Select appropriate option from it. Use PGDN for next column.

The output is shown in tabular format. What is a Database? Width is 1 char.

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E ROW — Returns the number of row where the cursor is currently. A list of all fields from that database is shown. Return string with expN number of spaces. Packing means copying all he records except deleted to same file by overwriting the previous data.


Specify before or after page ejection and tell whether to leave Plain Page No. Sorting means arranging in a sequencial form SORT in Foxbase is used to arrange the records according to any one of the files.

A sum of all numeric field is displayed separately. Then specify how many spaces columns to be left free between two vertical labels.

To display the labels according to the these specification Use. Specify expressions for all the lines.

So, by PACKing the deleted records are actually deleted for ever. Numeric data and string data. When over press PGDN. The selected fields are shown on the BB one by one, one below the other. It is prepared by selecting appropriate fields and some field expressions, such as addition of two fields, or any mathematical equation between them. This involves changing the sizes of the fields width. Now come to contents. Scope means specification of those records on which we want to take action are use command.

Use now and then the boxes either single or double. Return string having expN number of characters from right of expC string. To choose field name from the list we can use F10 key to load field. Reporting means to create a report form to send or to keep as record.


This is a safety so that the file is not accidentally arased. C EOF – Returns. The report is ready. Again press enter for ending. Return string by replicating given string expN number of times.


To extract a number from a string which is starting with a number VAL function is used. Condition2] This command displays the contents of a database on the screen.

So these variable are called memory variables. Used to list all. Using —nn goes back. A sum of all numeric field is displayed separately Syntax: