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Find Index key

Find Index key

Find Index key

Can anyone tell me if there is a function to show what the key used to create an index file is?

I have dusted of my old version of Clipper S87 and cannot remember if there is function to do this. I know its possible in Visual Foxpro with the SYS(14) function. Is there an equivalent in Clipper?

Thanks for your help.


RE: Find Index key

Hi, joellister


 Return the key expression of a specified index


     INDEXKEY(<nOrder>) --> cKeyExp


     <nOrder> is the ordinal position of the index in the list of index files opened by the last USE...INDEX or SET INDEX TO command for the current work area.  A zero value specifies the controlling index, without regard to its actual position in the list.


     INDEXKEY() returns the key expression of the specified index as a character string.  If there is no corresponding index or if no database file is open, INDEXKEY() returns a null string ("").


RE: Find Index key

Hi Jock,

Thats done the trick.

Many thanks for you help.


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