I don't program Foxpro, so I'm not a great source here. I have done dbase and Paradox which are somewhat similar. In both cases I could build scripts that could:
1. Find all the files in a directory of a given type (*.exe).
2. Create a list to select from on a form.
3. Run a system command in a dos shell to execute the program?
-- I could pass string parameters in.
-- I could not receive a result back directly.
-- I used to write output back to output files and then read that with my scripts.
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This was first published in February 2003