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Yousfi Benameur

Yousfi Benameur

Baccalauréat mathématiques élémentaires Lycée Abdelmoumen Saida. Licence en physique de l'Université Es senia Oran 1974 Ingénieur de l'Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France) - promotion 1977 Ingénieur et directeur à la société nationale de l'Electricité et du gaz ( Sonelgaz Hassi Messaoud- R'Mel-Msila)
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Visual Foxpro codes

Visual Foxpro codes

This blog is dedied to visual foxpro lovers and developpers and retrieves some of my personal codes to help them to work with this formidable soft.
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Articles : 277
Since : 21/01/2015
Category : Tech & Science

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build a vfp run application as windows

build a vfp run application as windows

[Post 271] this app is generated as utility an could replace the windows run (this last is fired by winKey+R ).its movable by mousedown ,but activated near the traybar. it runs on the traybar with a simple icon to click (no contextuel menu and no class systray.vcx to add). a click on icon fires the application yrun. on the yrun can type a filename,
WIN32API and custom APIViewer.

WIN32API and custom APIViewer.

[Post 269] -APIs functions,examples and constants Provide documentation for calling hundreds of Win32API functions from VFP. *1306 APIs functions *51 libraries *603 examples *48765 constants The original project was generously donated to VFPX by Anatoliy Mogylevets from its original source, news2news.com, which is no longer available. I dont used t
Extending vfp command TEXT/ENDTEXT to big strings

Extending vfp command TEXT/ENDTEXT to big strings

[Post 270] the web uses actually very big string to represent for ex a big picture,as 64 encoded string .... vfp has natively limited the litteral string to 255 chars. in text/endtext this string was limited to 8192 octets. if you put in code between command text/endtext a big string (more 8192 octets), vfp returns error (in certain cases it crashe
Building an instantaneous search filer with vfp

Building an instantaneous search filer with vfp

[post 276] vfp historically is a good searcher but with old/traditional methods as: -pointing a folder,scan/endscan,loops,strings operations... -vfp filer (with an external dll)-this dont worked correctly and make vfp crash without any alert (abandoned). -gofish... nowadays even the windows 10 search integrated in windows explorer(reappointed) seem
Driving the PC master sound volume

Driving the PC master sound volume

this code makes some works around the system master sound volume.it runs on the systray (traybar). its known that the old XP winAPI waveOutGetVolume and WaveOutSetVolume to get/set the master audio volume dont work for OS vista and above. Actually ,each device on PC have its independant control of volume. VFP9 have no solution actually to dig into
Treeview MSComctlLib.TreeCtrl.2 used as explorer interface

Treeview MSComctlLib.TreeCtrl.2 used as explorer interface

[Post 273] this code builds a treeview interface with populated imagelist and with any directory of disc. the treeview and imagelist activeX are shipped with vfp and used communly. in treeview can: -show/hide checkBoxes - expand-collapse nodes -go top-gobottom -search for any string in treeview (with red coloring) -change fontname/fontsize-fontstyl
working with vfp native menus

working with vfp native menus

[Post 272] native vfp menus are obviously some old and somewhat obscure. in vfp language there is some supports to work with menus: 1-the menu designer creates an mnx/mnt menu and generates an MPR menu ( as a prg file),compiled as MPX file. the menu builder is a vfp system variable named _menudesigner.its an empty string as default.can be an user e
Working with "EveryThing" filer instant search.

Working with "EveryThing" filer instant search.

[Post 277] Everything is a free language C application making an instant search. it can be launched from everything.exe (with an INI file).this is the native GUI.it can be manipulated also with command lines with ES.exe (a DOS programm). vfp can easily work with the ES command line. this is set in original everything options. for this project the f
A PDF Reader application  built from VFP

A PDF Reader application built from VFP

[Post 274] this is a custom PDF reader based on vfp browser and automated from it exclusively. this can work with local pdfs (communly called acrobat).I used my acrobat Reader DC (version base 18.2816). Acrobat is not a friend with all softs because its based on javascript and only some pro versions can be automated. But the trick here is to use 2
A pdf Reader with horizontal scroll page by page

A pdf Reader with horizontal scroll page by page

[Post 275] In previous post i presented a PDF reader but as native vertical scrolling position. Modern apps make readers page by page as slideshow (the pdf reader on win 8.1 have this improvment but it erased by microsoft in win10).. but how to achieve this goal? the idea is to have the pdf in separates pages and then present each page in the scree