In Visual FoxPro, you can design, create, and manage databases so you can associate, organize, and work with tables and views as a group. Before you begin creating and working with databases, it is important to understand the design considerations regarding database creation.

In This Section

Databases in Visual FoxPro

Introduces databases in Visual FoxPro and provides information about their aspects.

Designing Databases

Describes design considerations for creating well-planned databases.

Creating Databases

Describes creating databases and working with tables associated with databases.

Managing Databases

Describes various tasks for managing databases.


Database Wizard

Makes it possible for you to create databases using a wizard.

Database Designer (Visual FoxPro)

Makes it possible for you to create databases starting with an empty database container or modify existing databases.

Project Manager Window

Makes it possible for you to organize files in an application project.

Related Sections

Working with Data

Provides an overview and information about using data in your applications, for example, analyzing data requirements and designing your application components to meet those requirements.

Importing and Exporting Data

Explains how information is copied between Visual FoxPro and other applications by importing to and exporting from Visual FoxPro.

Developing Visual FoxPro Applications

Explains concepts about how to develop Visual FoxPro applications, instructions for creating databases and the user interface, and other tasks needed to create Visual FoxPro applications.