• Subject: Re: Excel spreadsheet to 400, Hummingbird
  • From: Patrick Townsend <townsend@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 08 Jan 1999 11:20:41 -0800
  • Organization: Patrick Townsend & Associates, Inc.


We just released version 2.00 of our Alliance CrossData/400 product that
supports importing CSV and tab-delimited files to AS/400 database files.
It handles numeric formats like zoned, packed, binary, and floating
point. Several other data types are supported, too. You can get more
information and download it at:


Kmh0421@aol.com wrote:
> First of all, thanks in advance for any help received. I have an Excel
> spreadsheet that has multiple columns totaling 322 characters. It had multiple
> sheets, so I did a 'save as' and deleted the unnecessary sheets. I formatted
> the cell widths to exact whole numbers, and padded the first row fields out to
> proper lengths with X's. So if field had 'ABCD' and it was a 10 char field, I
> padded it as 'ABCDXXXXXX'. I did a 'save as' different types. The only one
> that worked and FTP'd into a undelimited flat file on the 400 that I could
> copy to the correct file with *nochk was when I saved as Formatted Text, space
> delimited. This saved it as a .prn file. All was well, except that it cut the
> length to 240, even though I had proper padding. My client has Hummingbird. I
> need this file uploaded asap.... can anyone help?
> Thanks so much;
> Kathie
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