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"not a database file" error in foxpro2.6 for dos

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#1 domaniale

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Posted 17 September 2015 - 03:54 AM

I am using foxpro2.6 for dos.

 

I found the error "not a database file"   when i use the  following command.

 

 use llist.dbf

 

 what is the reason?

  how to rectify it?



#2 WingedPanther73

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Posted 17 September 2015 - 04:46 AM

Where did the file come from? Is it for a newer version of foxpro?

 

Oh, and how the heck are you even running dos programs, and WHY?


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#3 dargueta

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Posted 30 September 2015 - 08:21 PM

1) Try using Visual FoxPro.

2) Are you sure it's a FoxPro database and not another file type that uses .dbf? There are several listed here.


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