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How to convert the VBM file to VB or FB using SORT ?

 
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Sulabh Agrawal

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:04 pm    Post subject: How to convert the VBM file to VB or FB using SORT ?
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I have VBM file and I want to use in some other Job to extracting some members. But as the file is in VBM format not able to do. Please suggest.
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Willy Jensen

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:13 pm    Post subject:
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VBM to VB can be done by a simple IEBGENER copy. VB to FB can be done by the SORT VTOF feature and FIELDS=COPY. Both programs can get rid of the control char in column 1.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:07 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to convert the VBM file to VB or FB using SORT ?
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What program are you using that has a problem with VBM? What do you mean by "extracting some members"?
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Sulabh Agrawal

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:26 pm    Post subject:
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Willy Jensen wrote:
VBM to VB can be done by a simple IEBGENER copy. VB to FB can be done by the SORT VTOF feature and FIELDS=COPY. Both programs can get rid of the control char in column 1.


This works. Thanks icon_smile.gif
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Rohit Umarjikar

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:45 pm    Post subject:
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Please refer to Beginners forum for such basic questions.
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