• Subject: RE: Uploading from Excel 5.0 to the AS/400 Using Client Access & Rumba/400 file transfer
  • From: "Kahn, David (kahn)" <KAHN@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Nov 1997 08:54:57 +0500

Chuck,

Why not just save it in Excel as a .txt (tab delineated) file and
transfer that, either with CA or FTP?

Dave Kahn, TCO, Kazakstan
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kahn@tengizchevroil.com   (to November 25)
dkahn@cix.compulink.co.uk (from November 26)

>-----Original Message-----
>From:  Chuck Lewis [SMTP:clewis@iquest.net]
>Sent:  Thursday, 13 November, 1997 13:23
>To:    Midrange List
>Subject:       Uploading from Excel 5.0 to the AS/400 Using Client Access &
>Rumba/400 file transfer
>
>Hi Folks !
>
>I have worked with (PC/Support) Client Access from day one and have
>never had any (real) trouble getting stuff off of the AS/400 and down to
>PC files.
>
>But, going the other way was ALWAYS a pain... It has been a LONG time
>since I have had to do this and I can't find my notes and am taking the
>LAZY way out with this message...
>
>I am using Excel 5.0 and have a very basic spreadsheet that contains
>single lines of information consisting of employee name, location and
>department. We are using Client Access and the Rumba/400 file transfer
>piece.
>
>I need to get this data up to the AS/400 in a "meaningful/useful" form
>(I can get it up there now, but it is comma delimated and floating ALL
>over the place. I know I can do something with FDF files, etc. but have
>TOTALLY spaced this.
>
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