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FoxPro: help needed!

C. Rebeiz crebeiz at UIUC.EDU
Mon Feb 20 17:05:52 EST 1995


At 09:12 AM 2/19/95 -0800, Stefan Lanker wrote:
>Hi everybody!
>
>Can anyone tell me if FoxPro is the right choice to build a database for
>our strain collection? Specifically:
 =20
Foxpro is powerful and flexible

>=A5  Is the basic FoxPro 2.6 capabale of doing complexe searches with
>booleans etc or do I need FoxPro Professional Version to do this?
=20
Yes

>=A5  Does anyone know if there is a demo version of both FoxPro 2.6 and the
>Professional Version?
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Not sure, Phone microsoft  at 9-1- 800-227-4679.

>=A5  Does FoxPro provide a programming language so that I can automatize
>certain recurring task, or create a user shell etc, or do I need the Prof.
>version for that?

Yes.


>I appreciate any helpful hints about FoxPro!
>
>Stefan Lanker, PhD
>The Scripps Research Institute
>Department of Molecular Biology, MB-3
>10666 North Torrey Pines Road
>La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
>
>Email: lanker at scripps.edu
>Tel: (619) 554-4312
>Fax: (619) 554-6165
>
>
 I have been using foxpro for several years.  It is friendly, fast and=
 powerful.
Constantin A. Rebeiz
240 A, PABL
1201 W. Gregory
Univ. Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801





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