• Subject: Re: XCEL Spreadsheet transfer
  • From: Jim Langston <jlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 14:29:02 -0800
  • Organization: Conex Global Logistics Services, Inc.

Save it as type .PRN.  It gets saved as ASCII text with fixed column widths.
Then it imports real nice to DDS.

I go to Excel, save the file as .PRN, then FTP it from the AS/400.  Then CPYF
it to DDS I've laid out and it's ready to go.


Jim Langston

Chris.Chambers@v2music.com wrote:

> When using Client Access can anyone tell me which is the best way to transfer 
> XCEL spreadsheet and create a database file on the AS400. What should I save 
> XCEL file as or can it be transferred directly as it is - if so what 
> are needed in the details section.
> Currently I save to ASCII text space delimited then transfer to a source file
> which then gets a CPYF *CVTSRC performed. However I have spreadsheets whose
> columns vary in width and have to adjust accordingly - I am sure there is an
> easier way but no manuals on site - help!
> Regards,
> Chris

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