This sample shows how to use indexes and relate two databases by a common field value.

This is very similar to example 2 except that we use the teacher dbf and ndx files to get the teacher's name.
Also note the caveat in the sample program about using the find method.
package org.xBaseJ.examples;

import org.xBaseJ.DBF;
import org.xBaseJ.fields.CharField;
import org.xBaseJ.fields.LogicalField;
import org.xBaseJ.fields.NumField;

 * @author joseph mcverry
public class example4 {

    public static void main(String args[]){

            String dow[] = {"Sun", "Mon", "Tue", "Wed", "Thu", "Fri", "Sat"};

                    //Open dbf file
                    DBF classDB=new DBF("class.dbf");

                    //Define fields
                    CharField classId  = (CharField) classDB.getField("classId");
                    CharField name  = (CharField) classDB.getField("className");
                    CharField teacher = (CharField) classDB.getField("teacherId");
                    CharField time = (CharField) classDB.getField("timeMeet");
                    NumField credits = (NumField) classDB.getField("credits");
                    LogicalField underGrad  = (LogicalField) classDB.getField("UnderGrad");
                    CharField daysMeet  = (CharField) classDB.getField("daysMeet");

                    DBF teacherDB=new DBF("teacher.dbf");

                    //Define fields
                    CharField teacherName = (CharField) teacherDB.getField("teacherNm");

                    for (int i = 1; i <= classDB.getRecordCount(); i++)
                           if (underGrad.getBoolean()) // just show undergrad courses
                                 System.out.println(name.get() + " id " + classId.get());
                                 System.out.print("   Meets at: " + time.get() + " on ");
                                 for (int j = 0; j < 7; j++)
                                     if (daysMeet.get().charAt(j) == 'Y')
                                        System.out.print(dow[j] + " ");
                                 System.out.println("   Credits: " + credits.get());
                                    // this is not perfect for two reasons
                                    // first,  not catching record not found exception
                                    // second,  dbase logic requires returning a record with an equal or greater than key value
                                 System.out.println("   Taught by: " + teacherName.get());
                            } // end if undergrad test

            }catch(Exception e){

If you ran the example4 application you would get the following output

Introduction to JAVA      id JAVA10100
   Meets at: 0800 on Mon Wed Fri
   Credits:  3
   Taught by: Joanna Coffee
Intermediate JAVA         id JAVA10200
   Meets at: 0930 on Mon Wed Fri
   Credits:  3
   Taught by: Exal De' Cuau