SusanLM <member34252dbforums.com> wrote in message news:<3151594.1059172150dbforums.com>...If you are trying to edit Unix text files, then your best utility is> Hi! Does anyone know of a way for me to read/manipulate files on a
> DOS/Windows2000 PC which were created on a Unix machine? The problem is,
> I know very little about Unix and I don't have access to the Unix
> machine that creates the Unix files (someone else does that part). I
> have no input into how the Unix files are created so I can't ask the
> creator to set any switches for me which would allow me to read the
> files on a DOS/Windows2000 PC. I simply get the Unix files on a floppy.
> Someone else in my company before me was able to create a program to
> read the Unix file from the floppy, extract just the data he/I need and
> print that out to a DOS .txt file. However, the program he used needs to
> be upgraded and I don't have his source code!
> Please help! Thanks in advance.
Word Pad (aka write.exe) on Windows. It will adjust for the lack of a
carriage return (CR) in the Unix file, and when you save you can do so
as a text file but it will be written back with a CR at the end of
each line. All this means is that any Unix user will have to do a
global search and replace to remove the CR.
I hope this answers your question.
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