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Those who are starting VFE X.X several times per day.

I. Creat VFP shortcuts on desktop for all your VFE projects.
II. Name those like "Prj. Customer1", "Prj. Customer2" etc.
III. Modify shortcut properties:
Target: "D:\Vfp98\VFP6.EXE" -t -c"D:\Vfp98\config.fvi"
Start in: "f:\vfeapps\vfe55\gncviilu\"
(Change Target: to the directory where your copy of VFP
is installed. Most important thing is that you create
different config files for all your VFE projects.)
(Change Start in: to the directory which is the main
directory for specific VFE project.)
IV. Create config files (look for accompanied code).
V. Create startup prgs (look for accompanied code).

Code section:

IV A. Config.fvi for VFE 5.5

. (your config lines)
.
resource=d:\vfox6tools\VFE55\FOXUSER.DBF
TIME=999999 && for printer problems
_ASSIST = "d:\vfox6tools\VFE55\VFE.EXE"
_GENMENU = "d:\vfox6tools\VFE55\TOOLS\GENMENUX\GENMENUX.PRG"
command =do "d:\program files\Microsoft Visual Studio\Vfp98\prjvi.prg"

(Change to the appropriate directories for VFE 5.5 and VFP)

IV B. Config.fvi for VFE 6.0

. (your config lines)
.
resource=d:\vfox6tools\VFE6\FOXUSER.DBF
TIME=999999 && for printer problems
_ASSIST = "d:\vfox6tools\VFE6\VFE.EXE"
_GENMENU = "d:\vfox6tools\VFE6\TOOLS\GENMENUX\GENMENUX.PRG"
command =do "d:\program files\Microsoft Visual Studio\Vfp98\prjvi.prg"

(Change to the appropriate directories for VFE 6.0 and VFP)

V. prjvi.prg

DO "d:\vfox6tools\ken levy\supercls\supercls.app" && if you use this one.
ASSIST
KEYBOARD '{ALT+x}'
KEYBOARD 'M' KEYBOARD '{ENTER}'

Arto Toikka
GNC Finland Ltd.
at@mp.utu.net
Category Visual FoxExpress Tips And Tricks
( Topic last updated: 1999.09.29 03:07:25 PM )