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Usefull Functions & Procedures

Turn a DBF into CREATE TABLE SQL prg by baltman
Posted: 24 Feb 04

This procedure currently only supports character, date and numberic fields. It shouldn't me too hard to modify...

Brian

CODE


layout_to_code(GETFILE('*.dbf'))

PROCEDURE layout_to_code
LPARAMETERS lcTable

IF ADIR(laTemp,lcTable)=0
MESSAGEBOX("No Table Selected")
RETURN
ELSE
lcTable=JUSTSTEM(lcTable)
IF USED(lcTable) = .f.
  USE (lcTable) IN 0
ENDIF

SELECT (lcTable)

lcCmd=""
FOR lnFieldCnt = 1 TO AFIELDS(laTemp)
lcCmd=lcCmd+laTemp(lnFieldCnt,1)+" "+laTemp(lnFieldCnt,2)+;
IIF(laTemp(lnFieldCnt,2)="D","","("+TRANSFORM(laTemp(lnFieldCnt,3))+;
IIF(laTemp(lnFieldCnt,2)='N',","+TRANSFORM(laTemp(lnFieldCnt,4))+")",")"))+;
IIF(MOD(lnFieldCnt,4)=0,",;"+CHR(13),",")
ENDFOR

lcCmd=LEFT(lcCmd,LEN(lcCmd)-4)+")"

STRTOFILE("create table "+lcTable+"_layout ("+lcCmd+")",lcTable+'_layout_prg.prg')
COMPILE (lcTable+"_layout_prg")

MESSAGEBOX("'"+lcTable+"_layout_prg' sucessfully created")

MODIFY COMMAND (lcTable+"_layout_prg") NOWAIT
ENDPROC

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