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by  Tamar E. Granor,
Doug Hennig, Rick
Schummer, Toni Feltman, Jim
Edited by Jim Slater
Length: 372 pages
Formats Available: Printed (incl. ebook) or Ebook only
Printed book format: Paperback, 7"x9"
Ebook format: PDF (5 MB)
Price ($US): 49.95 (printed+ebook) $39.95 (ebook)
Weight: 2.0 lbs.
Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Press date: February, 2005
Printed book availability: In Stock and Shipping
Ebook availability: Complete & Ready for Download
Source code: Complete and Available for Download
Visual FoxPro 9 introduces change in a number of areas.
As you've probably heard, the biggest enhancements are to the Report Designer.
The list of new features is incredible: multiple detail bands, built-in
output to HTML, XML, and image files, object protection, an improved user
interface, extendible Report Designer, extendible run-time features,
design-time captions and tooltips, GDI+ rendering ... there are so many
new features, it takes three whole chapters of the book just to cover
But that's not all!
VFP has a tradition of open architecture that allows the FoxPro community
to extend the product. In addition to allowing developers to extend the
reporting system, VFP 9 also supports replacements for the Menu Designer,
provides a technique for developers to replace system dialogs, and allows
customization of the Property Sheet.
In addition, VFP 9 offers a number of improvements in form design, including
dockable forms and the ability to anchor controls for resizing. The SQL
sublanguage has been enhanced, and there are significant improvements
for handling remote data. Add these areas to the usual collection of small
improvements and VFP 9 is an upgrade well worth the price.