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venkyca

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 6:57 am    Post subject: AQT extract data
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Hi,

I have to extract a query result table to a text or csv file with a specified record length given by a record layout. I can extract data but the record length is gretaer than the required output record length because of some extra spaces or nulls in between fields.

I have a fixed record format for the ouput file. How do I specify the exact length in AQT so that it matches the target record layout and that should not conatin any extra characters in between.

Thanks
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William Thompson

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 7:57 am    Post subject:
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Use a Programming langualge that allowes you to "exact length in AQT so that it matches the target record layout and that should not conatin any extra characters in between".
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:03 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Are you creating the "output" file on the PC? If i recall correctly, AQT is pc-based with the ability to access database tables on multiple platforms (win-based, unix, and mainframe).

What you may have is the full size of the data - including trailing blanks.

Where are the extra characters? Please post what you are getting and what you'd prefer. Also, please post the attributes of the output file.
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