Explains functions of and options that appear in various Visual FoxPro windows.

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Accessibility Browser Window

Makes it possible for you to explore various user interface elements of an application through their Iaccessible interface.

Automated Test Harness Window

Makes it possible to record and play back mouse and keyboard events in your applications.

Browse Window

Displays the records in the active table.

Call Stack Window (Visual FoxPro)

Makes it possible for you to display procedures, programs, and methods that are executing. While a program is running, it is listed in the Call Stack window.

Class Browser Window

Displays the classes in a class library or a form and the type library information in a .tlb, .olb, or .exe file.

Code References Window

Makes it possible to for you to select and replace code references or text after performing a search using the Look Up Reference dialog box.

Code Window

Use the Code window to write, display, and edit form, event, and method code.

Command Window (Visual FoxPro)

Displays Visual FoxPro language commands when you choose menu commands. The Command window is a Microsoft Visual FoxPro system window.

Component Gallery Window

Displays, as shortcut icons, components available to your Microsoft Visual FoxPro projects, applications, designers, wizards, and builders, which makes it possible for you to manage, in various ways, any file available to your system.

Coverage Profiler Window

Contains a group of Coverage Profiler Tool Buttons and options that make it possible for you to specify how you display the information returned by the Coverage Engine.

Data Session Window

Enables you to open and display tables or views, establish temporary relationships, and set work area properties.

Debug Output Window

Makes it possible to display output from active programs, procedures, or method code.

Debugger Window

Contains the Debugger menus, the Debugger toolbar, and several debugging windows.

Document View Window

Allows you to view and navigate to any procedure, function, or #DEFINE definition or preprocessor directive in your program.

Editing Window

Provides text and program file editing.

General Field Window

Makes it possible for you to create or insert OLE objects.

Go To Definition Window

Makes it possible for you to choose from multiple code definitions resulting from using View Definition to view definitions of code elements in your program.

Locals Window (Visual FoxPro)

Allows you to display all the variables, arrays, objects, and object members that are visible in a given program, procedure, or method.

Object Browser Window

Displays the classes, properties, methods, events, and constants available for COM object libraries.

Project Manager Window

Enables you to organize and manage your files in projects.

Properties Window (Visual FoxPro)

Contains the list of properties, events, and methods for a selected form, data environment, cursor, relation, or control.

Task List Manager Window

Describes important information about tasks through the use of visual cues, such as different colored text and icons.

Trace Window

Makes it possible to see your lines of code as they are being executed.

Visual FoxPro IntelliSense Manager Window

Makes it possible for you to specify the appearance and behavior of the syntax statements and other tool tip information displayed in properties sheet, editor, and code windows.

Visual FoxPro System Windows

Provided by Visual FoxPro as part of the product interface.

Watch Window (Visual FoxPro)

Makes it possible for you to display expressions and their current values, and set breakpoints on an expression.

Related Sections

User Interface Reference (Visual FoxPro)

Explains the options that appear on various dialog boxes, windows, and other user interfaces. These types of topics generally appear when you press F1 in a dialog box or window.

Creating Applications with the Application Framework

Describes how the Application Framework is designed to include all required, and many optional, elements that make an application effective and pleasurable to use.


Describes tools that aid in setting properties of controls on a form. Unlike wizards, builders are reentrant, so you can reopen a builder on a particular control repeatedly.

Dialog Boxes (Visual FoxPro)

Explains the options that appear on various dialog boxes.

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 needed to create Visual FoxPro applications.

Programming in Visual FoxPro

Describes how understanding object-oriented programming techniques and the event-driven model can maximize your programming productivity and enable you to access the full power of Visual FoxPro.