Microsoft Visual FoxPro 6.0 Database Table

Microsoft Visual FoxPro 6.0 Database Table (.dbf)

How to Create Database Table

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            CREATE SCHOOL <ENTER>

1. Create the following table.

            Field Name                 Data Type               Width                          Dec

            studroll                        Numeric                      3                                 

            studname                    Character                  20

            dob                              Date                            8

            beng                            Numeric                      2

            engb                            Numeric                      2

            hist                              Numeric                      2

            geog                             Numeric                      2

            comp                            Numeric                      2

            total                              Numeric                      3

            aveg                             Numeric                      5                                  2

            grade                            Character                    4

[Use Tab key to go another box also create another label.]

Click OK

Click No

[If you want to Input Data Record click Yes, otherwise No.]

2. Change the date settings to DD/MM/YYYY format.

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SET DATE BRITISH <ENTER>

3. Input the following date.

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APPEND <ENTER>

STUDNAMEDOBBENGENGBHISTGEOGCOMP
ANUP MISTRI05-02-19925645637880
TAPAN PAL24-06-19906367857870
SUSMITA DAS21-02-19915645756575
RIMPA DAS12-02-19925648687058

After type all record close that window and saw status bar at the bottom of the screen.

4. List the Records.

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LIST <ENTER>

[Show all record in background window.]

5. Clear the screen.

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CLEAR <ENTER>

[Clear the background screen.]

6. Goto record no. 3, change the STUDNAME to SUNITA MITRA and HIST to 57.

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GOTO 3 <ENTER> or 3 <ENTER>

REPLACE STUDNAME WITH “SUNITA MITRA” <ENTER>

REPLACE HIST WITH 57 <ENTER>

7. List the Records showing STUDROLL,STUDNAME,DOB,BENG,ENGB,HIST,GEOG,COMP.

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LIST STUDROLL,STUDNAME,DOB,BENG,ENGB,HIST,GEOG,COMP <ENTER>

[Show all record of that specific field.]

8. Display record number 4.

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GOTO 4 <ENTER> or 4 <ENTER>

DISPLAY <ENTER>

[Show only record of 4.]

9. Insert the following record next of 3.

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GOTO 3 <ENTER> or 3working

INSERT <ENTER>

STUDROLL   STUDNAME              DOB          BENG ENGB HIST   GEOG COMP

         4        BIMAL KAR             04/06/1990      36      75        40        35        50

10. Display all the records.

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DISPLAY ALL <ENTER>

11. Modify the structure to insert a Character field name GURDNAME having a Width of 20 before DOB.

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MODIFY STRUCTURE <ENTER>

(1) Click dob

(2)Click Insert

(3)Edit that field with the given information.

(4)Click OK

Click Yes

12. Browse the Database and Edit the records in the following.

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BROWSE <ENTER>

Write all information one by one as you known.

            STUDROLL               GURDNAME

            1                                  MANAJ MISTRI

             2                                  PRADIP PAL

             3                                  SUKUMAR MITRA

             4                                  BISHNU KAR

             5                                  RATAN DAS

[Don’t close that screen back to command window.]

13. Calculate Total and Average of all records.

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REPLACE ALL TOTAL WITH BENG+ENGB+HIST+GEOG+COMP <ENTER>

REPLACE ALL AVEG WITH TOTAL/5 <ENTER>

14. Replace Grade with “PASS” where AVEG>=40, Otherwise “FAIL”.

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REPLACE ALL GRADE WITH “PASS” FOR AVEG>=40 <ENTER>

REPLACE ALL GRADE WITH “FAIL” FOR AVEG<40 <ENTER>

15. List the Records.

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LIST <ENTER>

[Then clear the background. CLEAR <ENTER>]

16.  Goto the first record in one shot.

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GOTO TOP <ENTER>

[Show the status bar.]

17. Goto the last record in one shot.

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GOTO BOTTOM <ENTER>

[Show the status bar.]

18. Display records where BENG=56.

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DISPLAY FOR BENG=56 <ENTER>

LIST FOR BENG=56 <ENTER>

BROWSE FOR BENG=56 <ENTER>

[Show the result on background screen and browse window.]

19. Delete record number 2and 4 temporary.

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GOTO 2 <ENTER> or 2 <ENTER>

DELETE <ENTER>

GOTO 4 <ENTER> or 4 <ENTER>

DELETE <ENTER>

[This command uses for temporary delete that record.]

20. Recall record no. 4.

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GOTO 4 <ENTER> or 4 <ENTER>

RECALL <ENTER>

21. Permanently delete that entire temporary deleted record.

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PACK <ENTER>

[This command use for permanently delete that entire temporary deleted record.]

22. Count all field names, Records and show field name of 5.

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?FCOUNT() <ENTER>                       Will Display : 12

[How many field name in database file this function help to count them. Here ?means Print.]

?RECCOUNT() <ENTER>                  Will Display : 4

[How many record in database file this function help to count them. Here ?means Print.]

?FIELD(5) <ENTER>                          Will Display : BENG

[These functions help to find field name. Here ?means Print.]

23 Delete all records.

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ZAP <ENTER>

[IF Yes all record of data delete permanently.]

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