Printerfile to database file

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PRTF to DBF
How can i make entry in database file by taking inputs from a report(printer file)? for example if i have a report(PRTF) how can i extract the data from the report and input it in a database file.( the report has heading as file, member, number of records)?

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Hi,

Assuming you’re using an iSeries :-

You can use CPYSPLF to copy the report data to a ‘flat’ physical file, then you can use a program to read the flat file and extract your data to a database file.

Regards,

Martin Gilbert.

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