• Subject: Re: CPYTOIMPF/CPYTOSTMF
  • From: "Simon Coulter" <shc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Mar 99 20:35:13 +1100

Mello Evan,

This has been bothering me for a few days now.  I think the solutions involving 
the two step process are your 
only option without writing your own program to directly create the CSV file in 
the IFS.  You could do that 
with the system APIs.  I don't have a /400 avaiable to play with the CPYFRMIMPF 
and CPYTOSTMF commands.

However what's really been niggling at me is this:  (I am not specifically 
picking on you but this attitude 
irritates me.)

You wrote:
>I have been trying to produce a comma delimited .txt file for a PC from a
>physical file for a few days now, and the correct use of the CPYTIMPF
>command escapes me.

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>I am NOT INTERESTED in a commercial product at this stage, as the volume
>doesn't warrant it at present.

Yet you're quite happy to spend a few days on the problem?  Buy something and 
save your company some money!  
These sorts of utilities are generally not expensive.

Regards,
Simon Coulter.


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