you might try importing the file into an open spreadsheet, when stepping through the text import wizard the file will be delimited, by comma and the field in question can be defined as text during the import process so excel does not try to convert to scientific notation.
From: Audrey Guardino [mailto:aguardino85@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2014 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: CpytoIMPF to a CSV File
On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 11:09 AM, Audrey Guardino wrote:> Is there a way to run this command and keep the integrity of Char fields> that start with a 0?>> Below is the command I am executing, when opening the CSV file the data> formats itself in a weird notation, and also removes the last digit> (happens to be a check digit in this case).>> Thanks> Audrey>> ===> CPYTOIMPF FROMFILE(TESTFILE) TOSTMF('\path\test.csv') MBROPT(*ADD)> STMFCCSID(*STDASCII) STMFAUT(*DFT) RCDDLM(*CRLF) STRDLM> (*NONE) NULLIND(*YES)>> The field is a UCC id which is defined in the file as 20 Char and the> value of the field is> 00007292380143329052>> The csv file presents it as 7.29e+15 with a value of 7292380143329050> essentially cutting off the leading zeros (which I can deal with) and> changing the last digit (which is my check digit that I need).>-- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing listTo post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.comTo subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-lor
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