Using Paradox for Windows

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565297586
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 6/15/1994
  • Edition description: Special ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1250
  • Product dimensions: 7.32 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Learning Paradox Fundamentals 13
1 What's New in Paradox 5 for Windows 15
2 Navigating Paradox for Windows 29
3 Exploring Database Concepts 63
4 Designing a Paradox for Windows Database 85
5 Creating and Restructuring a Table 107
6 Entering, Editing, and Viewing Data 133
7 Sorting Tables 175
8 Designing Basic Data-Entry Forms 183
9 Finding and Extracting Data with Queries 235
10 Creating Basic Reports 265
11 Managing Files 309
Viewing and Printing Data 333
12 Customizing Data-Entry Forms 335
13 Validating Data Entry 361
14 Enhancing the Appearance of Reports 383
15 Designing Custom Reports 399
16 Creating a Mailing List 417
17 Working with Crosstabs 465
18 Graphing Your Data 485
Managing Related Tables 503
19 Designing Multiple-Table Databases 505
20 Understanding Multiple-Table Queries 547
21 Exploring Multiple-Table Form and Report Techniques 575
22 Manipulating Table Data Using Queries 603
Integrating Paradox for Windows with Other Applications 629
23 Using DDE and OLE with Paradox for Windows 631
24 Using Paradox for Windows with Borland Office 657
25 Using Paradox for Windows with Other Windows Applications 689
26 Using Paradox for Windows on a Network 713
27 Working with Structured Query Language (SQL) 731
28 Connecting to Client/Server Databases 759
Customizing Paradox for Windows 801
29 Customizing the Paradox for Windows Desktop 803
30 Creating Custom Toolbars 813
31 Customizing Paradox for Windows Startup 823
Automating Paradox for Windows 837
32 Exploring ObjectPAL 839
33 Using ObjectPAL To Automate Data Entry 865
34 Using ObjectPAL To Automate Queries 907
35 Using ObjectPAL To Automate Reports 937
36 Using Scripts for Quick Automation 973
Learning from the Pros 983
37 Organizing and Managing Object-Based Applications 985
38 An Application Model for Reporting 1009
39 Designing and Using Related Tables Effectively 1035
40 Automating Your Personal Forms and Reports 1057
Appendixes 1091
A Getting Help with Paradox for Windows 1093
B Paradox for Windows User-Modifiable Properties 1099
Index of Common Problems 1169
Index 1177
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