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Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by hhendrix, Sep 13, 2002.

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  1. hhendrix

    hhendrix Thread Starter

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    can a CSV file be saved as a FTP flat file. If so, how?
    I have never heard of this being done, but a friend swears it is possible and wants to know how...FRIENDS...:)
     
  2. Rockn

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    What do you mean by a flat file? Just for my own info and possible solution. I know what you are talking about....just save it as a txt file and you can call it fron ASP or any other active web page.
     
  3. hhendrix

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    That is a good question...I am not sure what is meant by flat file. That is just the terminology the customer used. I will try to find out.
     
  4. Anne Troy

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    A flat file is nothing more than a *database*. In other words it has column headings (maybe) and then data under that.

    A CSV file IS a flat file format; there are others. A text file is only a flat file if it is as described above.

    I don't understand what an FTP flat file is 'cause FTP ain't a file format, it's a way to transfer files.

    So maybe they said FTP a flat file?
     
  5. hhendrix

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    That was where my confusion came in...I always thought FTP was transfering and nothing more.
    I will find out and see...
    Thanks guys for your help...I will update as soon as I get an answer.
     
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