Use to open an existing graphic file.
The GETPICT(В ) function corresponds to the Open Picture dialog box. For example, this dialog box appears when you type
? GETPICT( ) in the Command window.
- Look in
- Displays a drop-down list of locations where you can look for your file. On Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating systems, the Places bar on the left side of the dialog box displays common locations such as My Documents and Desktop. Click one of these icons to make the corresponding location appear in the drop-down list.
- File name
- Displays the name of the currently selected file or allows you to specify the file you want to open.
- Files of type
- Displays a list of file types. You can select a file type from the drop-down list to display files of a particular type. The following extensions are no longer used in this version of Visual FoxPro: .lbl, .fpc, .cat, and .frm.
Displays a preview of the selected graphic file when the Preview check box is selected.
Note: Picture appears only when running Visual FoxPro on operating systems earlier than Windows 2000. Otherwise, the Open Picture dialog box shows a thumbnail (smaller) version of the graphic file. Double-click the thumbnail to view a larger version of the file.
Allows you to preview the selected graphic file.
Note: The Preview check box appears only when running Visual FoxPro on operating systems earlier than Windows 2000. You can preview images in Windows 2000 and later by clicking the View Menu icon near the top of the dialog box and then Thumbnails.