User Interface Reference
User interface (UI) reference topics explain the options that appear on various dialog boxes, windows, and other user interface elements. These topics generally appear when you press F1 in a dialog box or window.
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- Builders are tools that aid in setting properties of controls on a form. Unlike wizards, builders are reentrant, so you can reopen a builder on a particular control repeatedly.
- Designers make it possible for you to design the windows, dialog boxes, and components in your application visually.
- Visual FoxPro ships with several wizards. Wizards are interactive programs that help you quickly accomplish common tasks such as creating forms, formatting reports, setting up queries, importing and upsizing data, graphing, creating mail merge output, generating pivot tables, creating crosstab reports, and publishing in HTML format for the Web.
- Understand the options that appear on various dialog boxes, windows, and other user interfaces.
- Dialog Boxes
- This section explains the options that appear on various Visual FoxPro dialog boxes.
- The Visual FoxPro reference includes topics on productivity tools, as well as the controls, objects, properties, methods, events, statements, functions, and constants available.
- General Reference
- Visual FoxPro related technical information, including file types, file structures, and other reference information about Visual FoxPro elements.
- API Library Construction
- Understand API library routines, system events, and key codes.
- Error Messages
- Find information about some of the more common error messages in Visual FoxPro.
- 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.