In a message dated 3/3/2004 4:09:29 PM Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

> I want to be able to read in a .doc file created in Word 2000, do a string
> replace, and then write out the file as a new .doc file.  I have tried
> using the standard READ and READSEQ. I use the CHANGE command [REC =
> CHANGE(REC,txta,txtb)] and then  WRITE (or WRITESEQ).  In each case I get
> the anticipated results but when I attempt to launch the 
> document in Word
> 2000 I get THE "unknown file format" error.

I would try using READBLK and WRITEBLK.  Readseq and writeseq will add "line 
terminators" if they aren't there which is bad, very bad :)
Will "bad, very bad" Johnson
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