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System Variables

The following system variables are available in Visual FoxPro.

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_ASCIICOLS System Variable

Specify the number of columns in an ASCII text file created with the ASCII keyword in the REPORT FORM command.

_ASCIIROWS System Variable

Specify the number of rows in an ASCII text file created with the ASCII keyword in the REPORT FORM command.

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_BEAUTIFY System Variable

Specify the beautification application for Visual FoxPro programs.

_BROWSER System Variable

Specify the name of the class browser application to use for browsing classes.

_BUILDER System Variable

Specify the name of the Visual FoxPro builder application.

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_CALCMEM System Variable

Specify the numeric value that Microsoft Visual FoxPro stores in the Calculator's memory.

_CALCVALUE System Variable

Specify the numeric value that the Calculator displays initially.

_CLIPTEXT System Variable

Specify the contents of the Clipboard.

_CODESENSE System Variable

Specify the name of the application that provides functionality for the IntelliSense Manager.

_CONVERTER System Variable

Specify the name of the Microsoft Visual FoxPro converter application.

_COVERAGE System Variable

Specify the name of the Visual FoxPro application that creates the Debugger coverage and profiler output.

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_DBLCLICK System Variable

Specify the time interval between double and triple mouse clicks.

_DIARYDATE System Variable

Specify the current date in the Calendar/Diary.

_DOS System Variable

Included for backward compatibility.

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_FOXCODE System Variable

Specify the name of the table file used for Visual FoxPro IntelliSense.

_FOXREF System Variable

Specify the name of the application that provides the Code References tool.

_FoxTask System Variable

Specify the name of the FOXTASK table that supports Visual FoxPro Task Manager.

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_GALLERY System Variable

Specify the program that is executed when you choose Component Gallery from the Tools menu.

_GENHTML System Variable

Specify an HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) generation program.

_GENMENU System Variable

Specify a menu generation program.

_GETEXPR System Variable

Specify the program that is executed when you issue the GETEXPR command or invoke the Expression Builder dialog box from within Visual FoxPro.

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_INCSEEK System Variable

Specify the time interval that is open for keystrokes within an incremental seek such as within a Listbox or ComboBox control.

_INCLUDE System Variable

Specify a default header file included with user-defined classes, forms, or form sets.

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_MAC System Variable

Included for backward compatibility.

_MLINE System Variable

Specify the memo field offset for the MLINE( ) function.

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_ObjectBrowser System Variable

Specify the name of the object browser application.

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_PAGENO System Variable

Specify the current page number.

_PAGETOTAL System Variable

Specify the total number of pages in a report.

_PRETEXT System Variable

Specify a character expression to preface text merge lines.

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_REPORTBUILDER System Variable

Set the Visual FoxPro handler application for Report Designer and Label Designer events.

_REPORTOUTPUT System Variable

Set the Visual FoxPro handler application for the OBJECT TYPE <n> clause of the REPORT FORM command, and maintain a registry of ReportListener classes for different output results.

_REPORTPREVIEW System Variable

Set the Visual FoxPro handler application providing a PreviewContainer reference to ReportListener objects.

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_SAMPLES System Variable

Specify the path of the directory in which the Microsoft Visual FoxPro samples are installed.

_SCCTEXT System Variable

Specify a Visual FoxPro conversion program that handles translating Visual FoxPro binary files into text equivalents and back.

_SCREEN System Variable

Specify properties and methods for the main Visual FoxPro window. You can use _SCREEN to manipulate the main Visual FoxPro window as an object. There are two versions of the syntax.

_SHELL System Variable

Specify a program shell.

_SPELLCHK System Variable

Specify a spelling checker program for the Visual FoxPro text editor.

_STARTUP System Variable

Specify the name of the application that runs when you start Visual FoxPro.

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_TASKLIST System Variable

Specify the name of the task list manager program.

_TASKPANE System Variable

Specify the path and file name for the Visual FoxPro Task Pane Manager. 

_TALLY System Variable

Specify the number of records processed by the most recently executed table command.

_TEXT System Variable

Direct output from the \ | \\ and TEXT ... ENDTEXT text merge commands to a low-level file.

_THROTTLE System Variable

Specify the execution speed of programs when the Trace window is open.

_TOOLBOX System Variable

Specify the path and file name for the Visual FoxPro Toolbox

_TRIGGERLEVEL System Variable

Read the value indicating the current trigger procedure nesting level.

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_UNIX System Variable

Included for backward compatibility.

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_VFP System Variable

Reference the Application object for the current instance of Visual FoxPro.

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_WINDOWS System Variable

Included for backward compatibility.

_WIZARD System Variable

Specify the name of the Visual FoxPro wizard application.

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