Normally a SET PATH TO would be sufficient.  If you're using a DBC, then
just explicitly open that DBC with the provided path is all you need.

wOOdy



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Von: ProFox <profox-boun...@leafe.com> Im Auftrag von Gene Wirchenko
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 14. August 2019 05:58
An: ProFox Email List <profox@leafe.com>
Betreff: SET DEFAULT or ?

Hello:

      I have an app that has for years been executed out of the default
directory with the data there, too.

      Now, I have to give at least the data an arbitrary location.  Can I
use SET DEFAULT for this and save having to rewrite hundreds of table
referring statements?  Or are there nasty things to worry about?

      I am thinking of having a config table in the startup default
directory that specifies the data directory and then SET DEFAULT to that
directory.  When executing a .exe version of the app, I think this will not
cause trouble, but for a debug version with separate 
.fxp, I think I also need to SET PATH for the code to be found.   I 
join all my code together with SET PROCEDURE TO ... ADDITIVE  in the startup
.fxp if that makes a difference.  Are the gotchas going to get me?

Sincerely,

Gene Wirchenko


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