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btr to seq

btr to seq

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Hi,

I have a .btr file and I would like to extract its data in order to stock them in an other database. In folder which contain the .btr file, there is a wbmanage.exe, I use it (save... tool) to convert .btr to .seq. When I view the .seq file, ascii characters are visible but other characters are not visible, they're encoded.

Have you a solution?

Ced.

RE: btr to seq

Btrieve doesn't store any field metadata.  It doesn't know what your record structure is.  When you use WBMANAGE, it saves a byte image of the record exactly as it's stored in the file.  
If your application doesn't have an export function, you might want to check for DDFs and use ODBC to export the data.  If you don't have DDFs, you might be able to create them.  You'll need to know the record structure though.  
Take a look at [url]http://www.goldstarsoftware.com/btrvodbc.asp[/url].

Mirtheil
Certified Pervasive Developer
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RE: btr to seq

If you need to analyze the data and create the DDF files you can try BtSearch at www.nssdd.com.  I will help you create the DDF files.  Once that is done then you can export to CSV,dbase or other ascii formats.

Gil

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