INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Usefull Functions & Procedures

How to make a writeable cursor (VFP3,VFP5,VFP6) by mgagnon
Posted: 24 Nov 02

Before the advent of the of to READWRITE with VFP7.0, you could use this procedure to create a writeable based on an SQL statement.

CLOSE ALL
Select Retail.accno, Retail.name, Detail.address1;
    FROM client!Retail;
    INTO Cursor Query1

MAKEAWRITEABLECURSOR("query1")
GO bottom
APPEND blank
replace accno WITH "2345" && No error message

Procedure makeawriteablecursor
Parameter lccursoralias
Private lnworkarea, lctmpdbfname, lctmpcur, lncurrarea
If Parameter() = 0
    lccursoralias = Alias()
Endif
lncurrarea = Select()
Select (lccursoralias)
lnworkarea = Select(0)
If At(".TMP", Dbf()) > 0
    Select 0
    lctmpdbfname = Dbf(lccursoralias)
    Use (lctmpdbfname) Again
Else
    Select * From (Dbf(lccursoralias));
        INTO Cursor lctmpcur;
        WHERE .T.
    lctmpdbfname = Dbf("lcTmpCur")
Endif
Use (lctmpdbfname) Again In (lnworkarea);
    ALIAS (lccursoralias)
Use
Select (lncurrarea)
Release All Like lnworkarea, lctmpdbfname, lctmpcur, lncurrarea
Return


Mike Gagnon


Back to Microsoft: Visual FoxPro FAQ Index
Back to Microsoft: Visual FoxPro Forum

My Archive

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close