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FoxPro Commands Not Documented in "Language Reference"

ID: Q104325

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft FoxPro for Windows, versions 2.5, 2.5a
  • Microsoft FoxPro for MS-DOS, versions 2.5, 2.5a


Ten commands and functions are not documented in the FoxPro 2.5 "Language Reference" manual. Four of these commands and functions were added to FoxPro for Windows, but not documented; the other six were added to FoxPro 2.5a for international compatibility.

NOTE: This commands are included in the Visual FoxPro for Windows documentation.


The following commands and functions are not documented in the FoxPro 2.5 "Language Reference" manual:

Commands or Functions Added to FoxPro for Windows

Commands or Functions Added to FoxPro for Windows

   Command or function      Description

   ON SHUTDOWN              Specifies a command that executes when you
                            try to exit FoxPro for windows or
                            Microsoft Windows

   RGBSCHEME()              Returns an RGB color pair or color pair
                            list from a specified color scheme

   SET READBORDER           Determines if borders are placed around
                            editing regions created with @ ... GET

   _SPELLCHK                Specifies a spelling check program

   SET PRINT FONT           Specifies a default font for printing 

Commands or Functions Added to FoxPro 2.5a for MS-DOS and Windows to Ensure International Compatibility

   Command or function      Description

   CPCONVERT()              Converts a character expression from one
                            code page to another

   CPCURRENT()              Returns the code page setting in your
                            configuration file or the current
                            operating system code page

   CPDBF()                  Returns the code page with which an open
                            table has been marked

   IDXCOLLATE()             Returns the collation sequence for an
                            index or index tag

   SET COLLATE              Specifies a collation sequence for
                            character fields in subsequent indexing
                            and sorting operations

   SET NOCPTRANS            Prevents translation for selected fields
                            in an open table 


Microsoft FoxPro for Windows version 2.5a Help file

Additional query words: FoxDos FoxWin codepage undocumented

Keywords          : FxprintFont 
Version           : 2.50 2.50a | 2.50 2.50a
Platform          : MS-DOS WINDOWS 
Issue type        : 

Last Reviewed: August 20, 1999
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