Actually this has to do with the EBCIDIC to ASCII translation table.
Carl

At 12:14 AM 11/5/97 -0500, you wrote:
>on 11/04/97at 05:42 PM, the Great and Grand  Wazir "Venu
>Gopal"<Venu_Gopal@countrywide.com> said:
>
>The last character for each record in the workfiles is '|'. On As400,
>when we see the file, it looks OK. But when FTP the file to PC, the last
>character is being translated as '!' (exclamation symbol). 
>
>Others will offer you a better, clearer answer, but:  I have had a similar
>situation with keyboards.  Most terminal keyboards have the | as a
>shift-1, yet a PC has the shift-1 as a |. And then newer terminal
>keyboards had the shift-1 as an !.  I never really understood it, but it
>has to do with the code page used, I believe.  Perhaps you can make a
>code-page change and be home free?
>
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