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Subject: RE: Text File with no carriage returns
Thread ID: 708 Message ID: 709 # Views: 1 # Ratings: 0
Version: Unknown Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2001 10:36:44 AM         
   


> Hi,
>
> I have a large flat text datafile with no carriage returns. The records
> start at the 20th position and each record is 167 characters in length.
> Anyone know how I can read this into a dataset with one big field so I can
> parse it out from there?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Matt
>
> "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."
> - Fitgerald's "The Great Gatsby"

Hello,

If this is a one time only operation, then use the import wizard with the Fixed Width option.
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Eric den Doop
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ENTIRE THREAD

Text File with no carriage returns Posted by Matt Braynard @ 6/12/2001 10:20:56 AM
RE: Text File with no carriage returns Posted by Eric den Doop @ 6/12/2001 10:36:44 AM
RE: Text File with no carriage returns Posted by Matt Braynard @ 6/12/2001 1:12:41 PM
RE: Text File with no carriage returns Posted by Eric den Doop @ 6/12/2001 1:29:32 PM
RE: Text File with no carriage returns Posted by Matt Braynard @ 6/12/2001 1:49:49 PM