Microsoft KB Archive/100571
PRB: dBASE III+ Memo Fields Display Box Characters in Report
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The FoxPro for Windows Report Writer displays box characters where word wraps occur in dBASE III PLUS or FoxBASE+ memo fields. These characters do not appear in FoxPro for MS-DOS.
The box character is ASCII code 141. The character appears as a thick vertical line when you are editing the memo field.
To remove these characters, issue the following commands:
USE <database name> REPLACE ALL <memofld> WITH STRTRAN(<memofld>,chr(141),' ')
Additional reference words: FoxDos FoxWin 2.50 2.50a 2.50b 2.60 KBCategory: kbprg kbprb KBSubcategory: FxinteropDbase
Last Reviewed: June 28, 1995