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A customer recently requested that the scheduled report he received be formatted as .txt.
‘No problem I thought and changed the output format in the Report Caster to COMMA. However the customer has responded saying that the quotation marks that surround each alpha field are causing their software problems. They have now requested that we “send a flat file without comma separation”.
I have worked my way through the available formats and have so far been unable to find a text format that doesn't output commas or quotation marks. I have viewed the online help page "Choosing Output File Formats" and it appears that all the text formats output quotation marks?:
".....with fields separated by commas and with character values enclosed in double quotation marks"
Is a pure flat file option available? Have I missed something obvious?
WebFocus 765. iSeries v5r4
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