Since you are creating this file, you can wrap your character fields in 
quotes. (Surely you can amend it to look after "plumbing" issues?) They're 
automatically stripped off in the APPEND FROM .. DELIMITED WITH 
<delimited>. Alternately you can use tabs to separate fields, tildes, 
almost anything.


At 06:32 PM 3/17/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi Miles,
>Thanks for your response.  I was thinking of a way to create a comma
>delimited file but my problem is that the data might contain commas.
>Therefore, and CSV file I create from the data might be corrupted.
>Unfortunately, I cannot alter the data in any way prior.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Miles Thompson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Sent: Sunday, March 17, 2002 2:59 PM
>Subject: Re: [PHP] creating a dBase III file
> > Don,
> > Maybe you can get at it sideways: create a comma delimited file which the
> > dBase app can import. Alternately, there are sites on the 'Net which give
> > you file structures; dBase is pretty simple as all field are fixed length
> > and you'd only have to make certain that you had the header properly
> > Miles Thompson
> >
> > At 02:13 PM 3/17/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> > >Hi,
> > >
> > >I need to create a dBase III file however, my ISP does not have PHP
> > >compiled with --enable-debase.  Does any one have or know of a class that
> > >could accomplish this?
> > >
> > >Thanks,
> > >Don
> >
> >

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