dos 2 linux

I have some vba code that generates text files for upload on our linux based system.  These files will not load unless they are converted to unix format.  I have used  'set ff=unix' in vi and then the files are fine.  (thanks question Q_20787617)
Problem is I don't want to have to do this for all files.  Is there any way of generating the files in the right format from the off.  I'm using access VBA with the command
Print #1, "0" & "," & f1 & c & f2 & "," & f3 & "," & f4 & "," & f5 & "," & ","
Wrong area I know but this seems to be a common problem.

Failing that what about a way of converting all the files in a directory.

PS I'm new to linux and pretty thick

Ta
danwoodAsked:
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majorwooCommented:
i usually avoid the issue and edit with wordpad from windows, it can handle it correctly.

dos2unix and unix2dos take wildcards though if you want to do the directory at once...
[josh@woo ~]$ dos2unix blah*
dos2unix: converting file blah to UNIX format ...
dos2unix: converting file blah2 to UNIX format ...
dos2unix: converting file blah3 to UNIX format ...


arjanhCommented:
This is tool to convert between DOS and linux. It is available both for Windows and for linux
http://www.thefreecountry.com/tofrodos/index.shtml

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danwoodAuthor Commented:
Excellent.  could not find dos2unix earlier.  must be something to do with the environment on my profile.   works on the consol



arjanhCommented:
what happens if you add '& vbCr' (the linux newline character) at the end the print command?
danwoodAuthor Commented:
Superb.  Everything I need.  Finaly used tofrodos to create a batch file that converts the files then ftps them to the server.
Works prerfectly.  
arjanh,  didnt try vbCR but was using vbCrLf   which was probably the problem.  Never mind. done now

Thanks a lot

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