Monthly Archives: February 2007

it has always been a problem for me to have to include images for each class as an external file. not only is file access slow, but vfp has an irritating way of displaying the hourglass cursor every time a file is accessed from disk. this is especially noticeable in graphical buttons that have a bitmap change for a mouseenter and mouseleave event.

 

well not any more. using a field in the class – the user field, i have in one stroke removed both these irritants. using the method described here, disk reads are eliminated and there is no… Continue reading