• Subject: Re: Microsoft Access 'TO' AS400
  • From: "Peter Dow" <pcdow@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Nov 1999 14:23:06 -0800

If you're using Client Access file transfer utility, download the file as
Basic Sequential, not ASCII text. Basic Sequential is a delimited format,
with commas separating fields and quotes (") surrounding text strings. When
you open the downloaded file from Excel, the import is automatic.

Peter Dow
Dow Software Services, Inc.
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909 425-0196 fax

From: Jim Langston <jlangston@conexfreight.com>
> I wrote an excel formula to convert from AS/400 negative numbers to
> PC negative numbers.  I don't see why the whole thing couldn't be done
> in reverse.

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