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I have "transaction file.txt" that contains cust id, trans type(W=withdrawal,i=interest, d=deposit), and amount of transaction , here is the sample:
(this file must be read line by line)
123
D
20
123
W
10
123
i
40
124
D
40
124
W
20

I also have old master file in excel, contains cust id, name and current balance, here is the sample:

cust id  name   curr balance
123      john     500
124      marry    600

what i want is to have the updated master file after being processed with transaction file (new balance=curr balance + deposit + interest - withdrawal). The code must be done in MS Excel

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Do you have any code for this or do you expect it to be done for you? If you have a specific problem then we would be happy to help but this site is not here to get your work/homework done for you!
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this is not my homework
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aikimark earned 300 total points
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Example:
Note -- verify all syntax with online help.

filenum = freefile
open transactionfile for input as #filenum
do
 line input #filenum, acct
 line input #filenum, action
 line input #filenum, amt
 activesheet.find "acct"
 select case action
   case "D", "I"
      activesheet.activecell = activesheet.activecell + amt
   case "W"
      activesheet.activecell = activesheet.activecell - amt
 end select
loop until eof(#filenum)
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by:xaveboyz
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i've found the answer
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If you found the answer, please post it here rather than delete the question. It may be valuable for other users. You can always have a moderator reduce the points on this question to zero so you don't lose out by it. Just post a zero point question in http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qList.jsp?ta=commspt with the URL of this question. Obviously you have to post your solution first.
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Hi xaveboyz,
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sory about the late....you've answered my question
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glad I helped.
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