ACTFox is a FoxPro program which displays all the ACT! tables, and their relationships in windows to browse and edit
See all the tables at a glance
Learn about how ACT! works and the relationships between its tables
Make editing changes and correct problems (be careful)
Using Methods, Properties, and Functions from within FoxPro to control ACT!
Import data from other contact managers into ACT!
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| Contact - names, addresses, phone numbers, user defined fields
Sales - sales and opportunities
Rel_Grp - relation file into Groups
Group - categories of contacts
Email - Internet addresses for contacts
History - Cleared activities, Attachments and Notes
Rel_ACT - relation file into Activity table
Activity - Calls, meetings, and ToDo's
ACTFox.prg with Microsoft FoxPro, preferably Visual FoxPro.
1. Get to the Command Window
2. CD or SET DEFAULT TO you ACT Database folder
3. DO ACTFOX
Microsoft FoxPro is an important tool for any ACT! Certified Consultant or database administrator. It allows him to make changes directly and quickly to the database in ways that ACT! cannot. It should be used with care, experience, and training. The following articles are examples of how FoxPro can be used.
The SDK (9 megabytes) which comes with ACT! includes sample code from Visual Basic (VB) and C++ (VC++). The syntax is basically similar, but different in the details. Rick Shaddock has provided the code that would be used with Visual FoxPro (VFP).
Seminar featuring instruction on using Microsoft FoxPro with ACT!
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