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How to create DDF files

How to create DDF files

How to create DDF files

There is a database of *.btr files which is accessed by an application. There are no ddf files to describe the layout of these files, instead this information is hardcoded in the application. I want to import the data in an SQL database but I need to find out the record layout. I think a good idea is to use a ddf sniffer in order to create this information easily. Does anyone know how effective these utilities are and where to find them ?

RE: How to create DDF files

BTsearch does a good job of this from what I hear.  

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RE: How to create DDF files

creating DDF is very good for converting data, but it seems u are using version 5.x or earlier of btrieve which didn't use DDFs

if u know the file structure then btsearch will definetly help u.  u can download it from www.nssdd.com/btsearch.htm

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