Subject Re: TYPING
From Cornelius <jcmsoftware@gmIL.COM>
Date Fri, 22 May 2020 05:39:08 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Ken Mayer Wrote:

> On 5/21/2020 7:52 AM, CORNELIUS wrote:
> > Hi there. I just want to know if one can have a person type a document of +/- 20 pages on debase 12 and print it out. I sat hole day with no luck. This is a contract that he needs with insurance and must be able to change it from person to person. This will link to my normal HP program. Thanks and stay strong with covid 19
> >    
> >
>
> I am not sure a) why you would be doing that in dBASE, and b) why it
> wouldn't work.
>
> Suggestion, break it into clauses. Then he can change clauses as needed.
> (For example, in one contract he may need clause 1a, but in another he
> might need clause 1b, he could pick and choose which clauses to use.) He
> can put placeholder text ( [Firstname] for example ) into the actual
> text and do replaces with the various string methods and/or functions in
> dBASE. I did something similar many years ago when I was working in
> dBASE IV, only my app was interfacing with WordPerfect (which was a real
> task those days).
>
> You might also want to see if you can work with the API to interface
> with Word ...
>
> Ken
>
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Thanks for info. I will work on that plan. Nice day
Cornelius