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RE: Scott K's CSV code



fixed

Thanks Scott. I'll rename everything definitely :-)

The EDI spec for the GS segment has 8 fields all of varying lengths. I
have a file that I use as an ext-DS that has the fields defined as Alpha.
Other segments have numeric. I know that I have to put the numerics into a
work field and then convert.

Can I change the procedure parameters to accept an alpha field that's 256
characters and pass a 2 character field?

Jack
-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Scott Klement
Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 1:28 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Scott K's CSV code

Jack,

There doesn't seem to be anything to reset your 'bufpos' variable back
to 0 when you re-run the program. Since it's already at the end of the
string, there's nothing left to read.

My original code would reset this when you read a new record.

If you do change this to work on EDI-formatted data, I would consider
naming the procedures EDI_open(), EDI_getdata, etc. seems weird to
still call them "CSV", and add an x to the end of the procedure names.

On 3/11/2014 9:10 PM, Jack Tucky wrote:
Well I've been changing things and the first time I run my CSVDEMO5
program
it runs great.

Then next time the test data is blank.







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