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Format the fields in a flatfile

Hi all,

I have a flatfile which has 7 fields which I need to format.

The requirement is for every row in the flatfile, I have to check

FOR EVERY ROW in <flatfile>


Right-justify field value & Pad with leading zeroes to the LEFT.

WRITE FIELD to <flatfile>


Left-justify field value and Pad leading spaces to the RIGHT.

WRITE FIELD to <flatfile>


Please help me with the sample code.

Thanks and regards,


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  • Posted on Sep 20, 2007 at 06:28 PM

    I hope you don't need a code sample for how to read a file...

    For "number / not number" validation and right-justify you can find a sample here:

    "Left-justify" - use SHIFT LEFT DELETING LEADING space.

    Hope this helps.

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