About Common Application Components and Facilities

Because there are components and facilities that many applications require, the Framework provides a wide range of these, including

The Framework also provides a number of other utility programs for manipulating documents (e.g. copying documents) and, in Microsoft Windows, an interface to Open Data Base Connectivity (ODBC).

This saves on coding time and ensures that your application is using an already debugged piece of code.

As an example, here is the window displayed by pCDLSelect: