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Append an existing table to a FoxPro database from Visual Basic 5.0

Posted on 1999-10-11
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Last Modified: 2013-12-25
I have this code:

Dim FoxProtable as tabledef
Dim FoxProbase as database
Set foxprobase = opendatabase("c:\sig",false,false,"FoxPro 3.0")
Set foxprotable = foxprobase.createtabledef("Age")
Foxprotable.connect = "Foxpro 3.0;Database=C:\sig")
Foxprotable.sourcetablename = "Agencias"
Foxprobase.tabladefs.append Foxprotable

In this line, an error is displayed "This operation is not
supported for this kind of object"

I want to access a foxpro table and an error message appear, "You cant have access to the dependent DBF FoxPro 3.0 file".

I only use the first idea as a solution for this problem. But it is my real problem.

I hope your answers soon.


Pepe Hernandez
Question by:al361345
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Expert Comment

ID: 2118264
Try the Create table SQL keyword.

Create Table NewTable(Field1 Text(30), Field2 Integer)

Connect to foxpro 3 using ADO and following code.
    Dim strConnect          As String
    Dim strDatabasePath     As String

'-- Set the Source to the database file
    strDatabasePath = "C:\My Documents\Data\Books.dbc"
'-- Create the connection object
    Set objConnection = New ADODB.Connection
'-Build our connection string to use when we open the connection
    strConnect = "DRIVER=Microsoft Visual FoxPro Driver;UID=;Deleted = Yes;Null=Yes;" & _
                 "Collate = Machine;BackgroundFetch = Yes;Exclusive = No;SourceType = DBC;SourceDB=" & strDatabasePath
'-- Open the connection
    objConnection.Open strConnect

Accepted Solution

simonsabin earned 400 total points
ID: 2160482
Cannot be done the way you want.

To add a table, export an access/excel table to the foxpro directory in foxpro format and heh presto you will have a foxprot table as you want it.

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