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Visual FoxPro executables include copies of the .scx and .vcx files that define the forms and classes of the project from which the .exe is built.
By default, the embedded copies include the source code of the methods and procedures as a debugging convenience. The source code can be quite large.
The developer can eliminate the source code in the forms and class tables by opening the project and deselecting Debug Info in the Project Information dialog box.
This feature of Visual FoxPro for Windows release 5.0 and 6.0 simplifies the similar functionality provided by the Buildapp.prg program that came with Visual FoxPro 3.0b.
To confirm the effect of using this feature follow the procedure below:
For more information about the BuildApp program provided with Visual FoxPro 3.0 and 3.0b, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/130825/EN-US/ )Tools Available with Visual FoxPro 3.0 Professional
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/131302/EN-US/ )PRB: Visual FoxPro Makes Bigger .EXE Files Than FoxPro 2.6
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/136017/EN-US/ )PRB: Cannot Update Cursor Error Occurs as Buildapp Builds
Article ID: 163552 - Last Review: July 1, 2004 - Revision: 2.1
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