SYS(8001) - Path handling

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Specifies how paths are handled. You can adjust this setting to achieve compatibility with your platform.


SYS( 8000 [,nFlags] )



Specifies how paths are handled. The default value matches the behavior of Microsoft Visual FoxPro® 9.0. The following table lists the additive flags for nFlags.





(default) Path names are converted to upper case.


Mono: If your operating system is case-sensitive, you need to clear this flag in your application. Otherwise you cannot use the return value of many functions to access the file system.


Return value

Returns a numeric value as a character string that indicates the current configuration. If you don't pass a second parameter, Guineu returns the configuration without changing it.