DBF file

DBF file

The dBASE data file extension. The format changed between dBASE II and dBASE III. All subsequent versions are compatible with the dBASE III format.
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The updated version of the product now allows users to view and edit databases in Codebase and Clipper DBF file formats in addition to already supported FoxPro 2, Visual FoxPro and dBaseIII-dBase10.
GIS professionals, map makers, archaeologists, and other users can have the objects in the SHP file assigned to different layers according to their database values (if there is an accompanying DBF file).
We let the program automatically figure out the field, names (see Figure 1) and noticed it did a pretty good job at determining the fields, After defining the fields, we clicked on "continue," defined our DBF file to import into and then clicked on "Find Matches." A report was displayed on the screen that contained a summary of the data imported.
DBF Viewer 2000, as the name implies, is a viewer and an editor for DBF files - Clipper, dBase, FoxBase, Foxpro, Visual Foxpro, Visual DBase, VO, DB2K and others.
The program supports all kinds of DBF files (dBase III, dBas e IV, FoxPro, Visual FoxPro) and their memo fields.
Importing of data is available from text files, MS Excel Worksheets and DBF files, with export to text formats.