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Multiuser Application using DBASE as database

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Any body can help me.

I want to developed a multiuser application with Dbase as database, i just want to know how can i lock the record in the Dbase database like in Clipper. Can u give me a sample code. What i really want is to make a program that will allow 10 simultaneous user to add, edit the Dbase Database simultanoeusly.

any comments or suggestion.

thanks in advance.

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VB will utilize the JET engine to translate the DBF files.  The term VB and Access (JET) use is ISAM file.

JET will handle all of the record locking for you.

The following is some code I pulled out of an archive from a VB 3 app.  Once the table is open, then you can manipulate it with the standard DAO methods like .AddNew, .Edit, .Update.


 Dim xdb As Database
 Dim tbl As Table

 Set xdb = OpenDatabase("C:\dBase\Data", False, False, "FoxPro 2.5;")
 Set tbl = xdb.OpenTable("MyFile.dbf")


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