Visual Fox Pro ???'s
Posted on 1998-10-13
Each fall, hundredes of applications are recived from addmissions to ringling School of Art and Desing. These come via snail mail like they have for years, but increasingly students are choosing to apply over teh web. we have a nice on-line form which mimics the one in the catalog. However, we also haven't succeeded in making the information that comes in this form updatable into the databases that are currently used by the addmissions department. We need to find a way to create 'importable records' from the on-line form. What this requires is figuring out what form we can create a plain text document that will be importable into the visual fox pro that is currently used by the admissions department. make sense?
Question: Can import a plain text document with some fields named that will be read and correctly interpreted by visual fox pro??? If so, what if the specifacation of this syntax?