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FOCUS Nation:

We want to create unique excel outputs, format EXL07 or XLSX, with something similar to

"ON TABLE PCHOLD FORMAT AS '&DATE Details' FORMAT EXLO7"

Somehow I am now adding the &VARIABLE correctly and the Excel does not open but is sent over to be saved in an unassigned folder.

TIA for any suggestions. I did check all over Tech Support and Focal Point and I am reasonably assured that somebody will find an already-published solution. The ready responses is what makes Focal Point awesome. Cool

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The O in EXLO7 is just a typo when posting here?

Zeros: 000000000000000000000
Os: OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO


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Thanks, Francis
Smarter to type "ON TABLE PCHOLD FORMAT XLSX" Wink


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Originally posted by Francis Mariani:
The O in EXLO7 is just a typo when posting here?

Zeros: 000000000000000000000
Os: OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Hence the historic use of a slash in the zero:



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Does your &DATE variable have "/" in it? You should probably remove them when using the variable in a file name.


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Sandy--

Simple rule: It will work with an amper var if, and only if, it works when the value is hard-coded.

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I appreciate everybody's help here. I was able to use the following:

-SET &SAVE_DATE = &DATEMTDYY;
-* YADA YADA YADA (must retain as a comment) Wink
ON TABLE PCHOLD AS 'Subrogation &SAVE_DATE' FORMAT XLSX

Minor item - the file name is lower case.

I am not closing this one yet because some other folks may have some sage advice to share.

More critical - have a great weekend. Smiler


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