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Access 97: Export table to TAB delimited file

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I have a table with these fields:
email, payment_amount, currency

I need to output each record into a TAB delimited TEXT file. It seems Access97 only outputs into a Comma delimited text file.

I am sure this is easy to do...I am busy with other coding!

VB code please.

High points for a speedy solution!
:)
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Question by:SOTA
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path - is file name with path, tblname - source table name
Function TextStreamTest(path As String, tblname As String)
    Dim dbs As Database
    Dim TXT As String
    Dim rst As Recordset, l As Long
    Set dbs = CurrentDb
    Set rst = dbs.OpenRecordset(tblname)
    Open path For Output As #1
    l = rst.RecordCount
    Do While l > 0
        TXT = rst![Field1] & chr(8) & rst![Field2] & chr(8) & rst![Field3]
        Print #1, TXT
        l = l - 1
        rst.MoveNext
    Loop
    rst.Close
    Close #1
End Function
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by:Patrick Matthews
Patrick Matthews earned 400 total points
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SOTA,

Have you tried creating a specification that declares the tab as the delimiter?

Patrick
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by:SOTA
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Sweet!
Thanks for the 2 comments!!
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