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DbServer.CopyStructure Method

Create a DBF file with the same record layout as the server object to which the message is sent.

Namespace:  VO
Assembly:  VORDDClasses (in VORDDClasses.dll) Version: 2.7
Syntax
 VIRTUAL METHOD CopyStructure(
	oFSTarget AS USUAL := NIL,
	aFieldList AS USUAL := NIL
) AS USUAL
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Parameters

oFSTarget (Optional)
Type: Usual
The file to which the record is copied.
aFieldList (Optional)
Type: Usual
An array of fields that are to be included in the records to be copied.

Return Value

Type: Usual
TRUE if successful; otherwise, FALSE.
Remarks
Sends a NotifyCompletion message, if successful. This method does not open the new file; it simply creates the file on disk.  If you want to open it afterwards, you simply instantiate it directly.
Examples
The example below creates the file and instantiates it to open it.
X#
1IF oDB1:CopyStructure(oFSTarget)
2oDB2 := DBServer{oFSTarget}
3ELSE
4...
5ENDIF
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