Either of below will disable Task Pane Manager launch on VFP startup:
- Click on the Task Pane's Options, Select Task Pane Manager in the treeview and uncheck Open the Task Pane when Visual FoxPro starts
- Go to Tools, Options, File Locations and clear Startup Program. Click on Set As Default to save changes.
- In the RegEdit go to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualFoxPro\9.0\Options key and blank out Data for Value Name _STARTUP.
- Add _STARTUP= to a config.fpw. Only VFP instance that uses this config.fpw will be affected.
The GetKeyState function retrieves the status of the specified virtual key.
VFP 9.0 version information for service packs and hotfixes.
A hotfix for a bug in VFP 9.0 SP2 FIX: Records from another user session that violate the criteria for a parent table are displayed in the browse window for a child table in a Visual FoxPro 9.0 Service Pack 2 multiuser environment has been released.
Installing the hotfix will update VFP 9.0 SP2 to the version 126.96.36.19902
An ActiveX installation on PC can be verified by finding its ProgID from OleClass property in the registry.
To distribute applications that use reports with custom paper size you have to create custom printer forms on every destination PC that runs Windows 2000 or later. The MS KB article Q157172 explains how it can be done manually. However there's a way to do that programmatically using Windows API.
The number of jobs in print queue can be retrieved by simplified version of Enumerating jobs in print queue