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How to convert text file to DBASE file(version 3+)

Does anyone know how to convert plain text file to DBASE 3+ file with
DELPHI 3.0?
and also i want to know how to convert plain text file to EXCEL 7.0 file.
help me please!
thanks.

 

Re:How to convert text file to DBASE file(version 3+)


Unless the text file has some recognizable formatting like comma delimiters,
fixed width fields, etc. all you can really do is write a program that opens
the dBase file, then reads the text file, gets the data for each field, puts
it in the fields and writes each record to the file.

Juan

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lee byeong don wrote in message <01bd4c2e$27fef9b0$0f02000a@poseidon>...
>Does anyone know how to convert plain text file to DBASE 3+ file with
>DELPHI 3.0?
>and also i want to know how to convert plain text file to EXCEL 7.0 file.
>help me please!
>thanks.

Re:How to convert text file to DBASE file(version 3+)


Thanks for your answer.
but i mean what i want to know is how to convert structured or comma
dilimited text file to DBASE 3+ file format. with DELPHI 3
i want to know  there is any components or sources about the conversion.
or about the file structure of DBASE 3+ file..
help me!

Juan Jimenez (TeamB) <jjime...@caribe.net>?(?)
<6e4pfc$8k...@forums.borland.com> ???? ??????...

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> Unless the text file has some recognizable formatting like comma
delimiters,
> fixed width fields, etc. all you can really do is write a program that
opens
> the dBase file, then reads the text file, gets the data for each field,
puts
> it in the fields and writes each record to the file.

> Juan

> lee byeong don wrote in message <01bd4c2e$27fef9b0$0f02000a@poseidon>...
> >Does anyone know how to convert plain text file to DBASE 3+ file with
> >DELPHI 3.0?
> >and also i want to know how to convert plain text file to EXCEL 7.0
file.
> >help me please!
> >thanks.

Re:How to convert text file to DBASE file(version 3+)


You could do this with halcyon.. http://www.grifsolu.com

--
Gordon Hamm
Voice Data Systems Inc.
Astoria Communications
360-686-8315

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lee byeong don wrote in message <01bd4cfc$20813490$0f02000a@poseidon>...
>Thanks for your answer.
>but i mean what i want to know is how to convert structured or comma
>dilimited text file to DBASE 3+ file format. with DELPHI 3
>i want to know  there is any components or sources about the conversion.
>or about the file structure of DBASE 3+ file..
>help me!

>Juan Jimenez (TeamB) <jjime...@caribe.net>(?)
><6e4pfc$8k...@forums.borland.com> a?????- ??o????...
>> Unless the text file has some recognizable formatting like comma
>delimiters,
>> fixed width fields, etc. all you can really do is write a program that
>opens
>> the dBase file, then reads the text file, gets the data for each field,
>puts
>> it in the fields and writes each record to the file.

>> Juan

>> lee byeong don wrote in message <01bd4c2e$27fef9b0$0f02000a@poseidon>...
>> >Does anyone know how to convert plain text file to DBASE 3+ file with
>> >DELPHI 3.0?
>> >and also i want to know how to convert plain text file to EXCEL 7.0
>file.
>> >help me please!
>> >thanks.

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