Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 191
  • Last Modified:

Carrige return check!

Hi.

I need a program that opens a acsii file.
Check the first line at chr nr 80 if there is a carrige return, if not put inn one. If there is a CR at that posistion of the first line, just close the file.
If no then put inn a CR, go to the next line and do the same.
so on, until the end of file.

When i open the file i do not know how big the file is...

Best reguards, Kim Morgan Ellis
0
troll
Asked:
troll
  • 2
1 Solution
 
kellyjjCommented:
the way I would do it would   be like this:

while (not eof(file))  do
begin
   x=x+1  
   read(file, chr)
   if x=80  and chr<>char(13)  then  "put char(13) in file"
   if x=81  and chr<> char(13) then  x=1
   if x=81 and chr=char(13) then  break
end

This is kinda psuedo code, but for it should get you down the road.   Hope this helps
0
 
trollAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much, but I've never used Pascal, is this the whole Source code?... Please help me out..

Thx, Best reguards Kim Morgan Ellis
0
 
kellyjjCommented:
Kim,  
The syntax is pretty much on.  though the "" is what you want to do, not actuall code.  Take this and place it in a program and it should work.  If you know c/c++ then you should have no prob picking up the syntax for pascal.  the two are very similar.

If you have any probs or questions then e mail me.  kellyj@r2d2.bpginc.com
0

Featured Post

Become an Android App Developer

Ready to kick start your career in 2018? Learn how to build an Android app in January’s Course of the Month and open the door to new opportunities.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now