RE: Extract files from general fld

From: Lee Mitchell (
Date: 03/30/04

Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 19:45:33 GMT


There is no Visual FoxPro command to take an image from a general filed and
save it to a file. However, if the image is in bitmap format, you can
probably use this article:

161832 HOWTO: Export an Embedded .bmp Image into a File

I hope this helps.

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>Hi everyone.
>Quick question - how does one extract files from a general field to put in
>directory on the harddrive?

>I have the code for alowing the user to name the file again, but have not
>been able to find the method for telling foxpro to make a copy of the file
>inthe general field onto the harddrive.