Create a Flat File from Access 2007 Database

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Access Database
Flat files
Microsoft Access 2007
Microsoft Windows 7
How do I create a flat file from a MS Access database. Also, there are some other requirements, (1) a numeric data field must have a "sign (+ or -)" in the first position and the data field must be "right justified" and (2) another numeric data field must be "zero filled" and right justified.

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MS Access 2007, PC, Windows 7

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you click on external data, then click on ‘text file’, browse for the file you want, then choose the first option which says ‘import the data into a new table in curretn database’. you then double click on the table which has the data added to it on the left hand side!! hope this helps!!x

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  • TomLiotta
    Since the question is about 'exporting to a text file' with some specific formatting, how does it help to show how to 'import from a text file'? Can you explain more? -- Tom
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