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Problems with csv output & DESFORMAT

Problems with csv output & DESFORMAT

(OP)
tried this on oracle reports forum a week ago but no response, so cross-posting to try again please ...

Reports 10.1.2.0.2 on xp

trying to format a new report with basic sql query as csv output but output file full of unrequired data ...

eg first few lines of output file ...

%-12345X@PJL JOB
@PJL COMMENT MS PCLXL NT Driver
@PJL SET STRINGCODESET=UTF8
@PJL JOB NAME="xxx03a"

i have read the docs & googled etc
tried several parameter configurations ...
current parameters

DESTYPE = File
DESFORMAT = DELIMITED DELIMITER=,  CELLWRAPPER="
DESNAME = C:\xxx\InterfaceFiles\xxx03.csv
MODE = Bitmap
PRINTJOB = No

parameters entered into system parameter config form

bug, glitch, gotcha or incorrect configuration ?

any ideas please ?

regards, david - no such thing as problems - only solutions.

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