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Hi, Sorry for asking a very basic question. I am trying to do the following with a test.DAT file. The file contains data in various columns that I want to replace to a constant or a random value. However in some cases there might be no data for that particular field length.

Problem:

Start Colum = 161 End Column = 190 , If there is text set to value MYTEXT

Start Column = 221 End Column = 230 , If there is text set to value 01/01/1980

Start Column = 231 End Column = 245 , If there is text set to value random 15 numbers

And leave everything else unchanged. Thanks you so much in advance.


In reply to Modifying data in variable length file by nsyed

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