The Visual FoxPro reference includes topics on productivity tools, as well as the controls, objects, properties, methods, events, statements, functions, and constants available.

In This Section

  • General Reference
    Visual FoxPro related technical information, including file types, file structures, and other reference information about Visual FoxPro elements.
  • Naming Conventions
    Choose names for exposed objects, properties, and methods that can be understood by users of the application easily.
  • User Interface Reference
    User interface (UI) reference topics explain the options that appear on various dialog boxes, windows, and other user interfaces. These types of topics generally appear when you press F1 in a dialog box or window.
  • Error Messages
    Find information about some of the more common error messages in Visual FoxPro.
  • Getting Started with Visual FoxPro
    Visual FoxPro is the object-oriented database management system that makes it possible for you to create state-of-the-art enterprise database solutions.
  • Using Visual FoxPro
    Visual FoxPro programming features are designed to improve developer productivity, including Access and Assign methods, support for more graphic file formats, and language to simplify programming tasks.
  • Developing Visual FoxPro Applications
    This section includes conceptual information about how to develop Visual FoxPro applications, instructions for creating databases and the user interface, and other tasks needed to create Visual FoxPro applications.
  • Programming in Visual FoxPro
    Visual FoxPro is a powerful interactive data management tool, but you also can access the full power of Visual FoxPro by creating applications. Understanding object-oriented programming techniques and the event-driven model can maximize your programming productivity.
  • Samples
    Visual FoxPro comes with numerous code samples that you can use for experimenting and becoming acquainted with features.
  • Utility Programs
    These tools are provided with Visual FoxPro to help speed the process of application development.