Contents of the ACRLF.DOC file
ACRLF ==> Add Carriage Return Line Feed
Copyright (c) 1990, Glenn M. Belton, All Rights Reserved
Address Comments and PAYMENT To (see COST below):
Glenn M. Belton
13591 Rush Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Usage: ACRLF Input_file Output_file Record_size [Start record] [Record quantity]
Purpose: Modify database files where records are streamed begining to end
Function: Breaks file into indicated record size and
appends a CR LF (HEX 0D 0A) sequence to the end of each record.
Optional parameters; start record and record quantity allow groups
of records to be copied to the output file.
NOTE: Input file is opened in READ ONLY MODE and
the Output file will NOT be overwritten.
COST: If it's used in a business sense (i.e. if money is made off usage
in any way, shape or form), the cost is $20.00 US.
Otherwise, its free of usage charge. Source code cannot be sold for
any reason or incorporated in anything that is for sale.
Suppose you have a file containing X quantity of records.
Using a file view utility you determine that the record size is
79 characters or bytes.
to extract all records:
acrlf file outputfile 79
to extract the first 10 records:
acrlf file outputfile 79 1 10
to extract 10 records starting with the 11 record:
acrlf file outputfile 79 11 10
to extract the remaining records starting with the 22 record:
acrlf file outputfile 79 22