NATIVE XBASE ACCESS (DBASE 3+, DBASE4, CLIPPER5, CLIPPER 87, FOXBASE)
WINDEV is linked to xBase by ODBC, by OLEDB, but also and above all via «Native Connectors» which is fast, powerful and highly efficient.
All the functions of the environment are available.
Installation is extremely simple.
An unlimited number of stations can access a server.
Below is a list of the key features offered by native xBase access:
|Use of SQL commands||Yes|
|Use of HRead* commands programming without knowledge of SQL||Yes|
|Compatibility with HFSQL programming (file, query)||Yes|
|WINDEV syntax "Table.column", "Query.column" can be used in programming||Yes|
|Automatic allocation of screen buffers to table: FileToScreen, ScreenToFile||Yes|
|Automatic browse tables||Yes|
|Automatic input tables (Add/Modify/Delete)||Yes|
|Tables: automatic search||Yes|
|Table completion by automatic fetch (without waiting)||Yes|
|Integration into the environment (assisted input, structure import)||Yes|
|Visualisation of files by use of WDMAP||Yes|
|MDAC layer||Not required|
|Automatic handling of modification conflicts||Yes|
|Technical Support via Direct Assistance||Yes|
|Automatic handling of identifiers||Yes|
|Filter/Search on query||Yes|