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Having Special Characters on file - Receiving File from HOST

 
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Julie Maquirang

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 3:56 pm    Post subject: Having Special Characters on file - Receiving File from HOST
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Hi,

I am trying to send a file from Host to my pc - .txt format (using "Actions" in the tool bar then "receive file from host") , but the file is not in fixed format, special characters are shifting columns over. Is there other option on sending file from host to pc?

Thanks and regards,

Julie
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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:05 pm    Post subject:
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It would be kind of nice if you had mentioned which emulator package you're using with the Actions tool bar?
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Julie Maquirang

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Having Special Characters on file - Receiving File
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Hi,

I am using IBMMF3270 Emulator.

Thanks and Regards,

Julie
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:03 pm    Post subject:
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What special characters? Might want to do a
Code:
c p'.' ' ' all
first...

Other option is to use AMATERSE to compress it, transfer it to the PC as binary, and to decompress it on the PC using the program that can be found in the files area of the hercules-390 group on Yahoo...
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