Friday, December 7, 2007

Build 173

Added read support for all data types supported in Microsoft Visual FoxPro™ 9.0 DBF files. There are some differences, though:

  • GENERAL fields are treated as plain memo fields. Support for GENERAL fields has currently low priority as it's a seldom used feature and difficult to implement. On the other hand it has got the advantage that you can use Guineu to extract data from a General field.
  • VARBINARY and VARCHAR fields currently do not trim content. This will change soon.
  • Some parts of the code page conversion do not yet work properly. If the table has got the same code page as the user's computer, there shouldn't be any problem.

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