Occurs immediately before an insert command for a record executes.


If batch updating is used, that is, the CursorAdapter BatchUpdateCount property is greater than 1, BeforeInsert does not occur.

PROCEDURE Object.BeforeInsert 
LPARAMETERS cFldState, lForce, cInsertCmd



Specifies the field states of the row being processed. This is the same value as obtained from calling the following function:

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For example, this value can be a character string consisting of deletion and edit status values for all fields in the table or cursor. If a table has five fields and only the first field has been edited, GETFLDSTATE( ) returns a value of 121111. The number 1 in the first position indicates the deletion status has not been changed.


Specifies the value of the lForce parameter from the TABLEUPDATE( ) function.


Specifies the value of the InsertCmd property. Visual FoxPro uses the value of cInsertCmd as the insert command, which you can change in this event. However, if you change the value of the cInsertCmd parameter, the value of the InsertCmd property does not change.

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