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.
Version 1.1 of dBC III Plus includes new functions to remove logically deleted records from a DBF file
; erase data from a DBF, NDX, or DBT file without destroying the database record structure definition; update a record without a prolonged record lock; and position the index file to a specific key/record number.
The ideaList user is someone who works with all kinds of textual information (including numbers, dates and times, with associated pictures if need be) carefully selected from many different sources--online databases, CD-ROMs, file notes, research reports, bought-in CSV and DBF files
and so on, ideaList then stores, and now shares, that informtion regardless of the enormous variety and unpredictability of the shapes and sizes in which it comes.
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.
With some preparation by another utility provided in the package, Monarch also processes delimited ASCII, DBF files
, ASCII files without carriage returns or line feeds, and report files with lines longer than 256 characters.
The program supports all kinds of DBF files
(dBase III, dBas e IV, FoxPro, Visual FoxPro) and their memo fields.
For example, if you have a directory named DATA on your disk, typing DIR C:\DATA\*.DBF will list all the DBF files
in that subdirectory, on your C: drive.
Importing of data is available from text files, MS Excel Worksheets and DBF files
, with export to text formats.