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VFP 9.0 Report Writer

Links to the articles that cover new features in VFP 9.0 Report Writer

VFP 9.0 Report Features in Runtime

In order to deploy VFP 9.0 object-assisted report features in runtime, the REPORT*.APP files have to be distributed with your application and their location stored into _REPORT* system variables. The error 'Variable _REPORTOUTPUT is not found' may be generated if they are not populated properly.

Windows limitations on file and path name

The limitations have been pulled from Windows SDK header file

Windows API support class

The class below simplifies use of Windows API function by providing methods to convert data between VFP types and Windows API types/structures

View PDF in VFP Form

MS Web Browser control can be used to display contents of different type of files, including PDF.

VFP implementation of the Cipher encryption

This is a VFP implementation of the Cipher encryption. Cipher50 C source code and the binary is available as separate downloads File #21474 and File #9222 at

Cipher was originally put into the public domain by Tom Rettig Associates in 1991 and has been re-produced by different parties as necessary for newer versions of FoxPro. Obviously, the VFP implementation is much slower than the C library and should be used for short strings, like passwords, only. The code has been tested under VFP 8.0 and VFP 9.0 but should work in previous versions. If it doesn't, feel free to modify it.

Using XmlAdapter to Create and Load Nested XML


An XmlAdapter in VFP 9.0 allows to create and load nested XML.