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How to get the xcell data in the flat file.

 
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Ashish Mohan Sharma

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:32 pm    Post subject: How to get the xcell data in the flat file.
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Hi All

I have a data in an excel sheet, now i want to have that data (only 1 column) into a flat file. Please assist me how to do it.
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Ashish Mohan Sharma

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:33 pm    Post subject:
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By flat file I mean mainframe PS file.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:16 pm    Post subject:
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Save your excel file as a text file or CSV. This will produce a flat ASCII file that can be transferred to the mainframe.

File -> Save As... -> Text (Tab delimited) (*.txt) or CSV (Comma delimited) (*.csv)
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:49 pm    Post subject:
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How to transfer it to the mainframe?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to get the xcell data in the flat file.
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FTP would be the most likely method, if you have the authority to use it.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply to: How to get the xcell data in the flat file.
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Hi,
Once you save the Excel file By giving option 6(command) in the ISPF menu if you select the ACTIONS ---> Send file you can do it.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:20 am    Post subject:
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Hello Anand,

Please review this topic as to the requirement. Ashish wants to pull data from a spreadsheet on the pc and upload this data to the mainframe.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:08 am    Post subject:
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if that excel is having only one column... then why does it need to be in Excel ? convert that to a txt file or csv file and upload to mainframe.

For upload options, check your emulator.

If you dont have any, check how to use FTP in your shop.
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