User Interface Reference

User interface (UI) reference topics explain the options that appear on various dialog boxes, windows, and other user interface elements. These topics generally appear when you press F1 in a dialog box or window.

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Describes the builders included in Visual FoxPro and how you can use them for controls, forms, and for creating referential integrity between database tables.


Discusses designers, which make it possible for you to design the windows, dialog boxes, and components in your application visually.

Dialog Boxes (Visual FoxPro)

Explains the options that appear on various Visual FoxPro dialog boxes.

Task Pane Manager

Describes the Task Pane Manager, which contains information and exposes essential tasks for easy use. Individual panes can contain static or dynamic information, gather content from the Internet, expose wizards to accomplish routine tasks, display Help, and present samples. You can create customized panes that can be shared with other users.

Toolbox (Visual FoxPro)

Describes the Visual FoxPro Toolbox, which displays items used in the creation of applications. Items are displayed in toolsets (collections of tools) by category.

Wizards (Visual FoxPro)

Discusses the Visual FoxPro wizards, which are interactive programs that help you quickly accomplish common tasks such as creating forms, formatting reports, setting up queries, importing and upsizing data, publishing in HTML, and so on.

Windows (Visual FoxPro)

Describes the options that appear on various dialog boxes, windows, and other user interfaces.

Related Sections

Reference (Visual FoxPro)

Includes topics on productivity tools, as well as the controls, objects, properties, methods, events, statements, functions, and constants available.

General Reference

Includes Visual FoxPro related technical information, including file types, file structures, and other reference information about Visual FoxPro elements.

Error Messages

Provides information about some of the more common error messages in Visual FoxPro.

Developing Visual FoxPro Applications

Includes conceptual information about how to develop Visual FoxPro applications, instructions for creating databases and the user interface, and other tasks.

Programming in Visual FoxPro

Discusses how you can access the full power of Visual FoxPro by creating applications. Understanding object-oriented programming techniques and the event-driven model can maximize your programming productivity.

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