troubleshooting Question

Data Import from a CSV file

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I have been supplied with a text file with comma separated values which require update to a database.

When read in programmatically the string has an ASCII Null between every character
eg.   D A V 0 0 1 , J u l i e , D a v i e s - J o n e s ,

In notepad the file displays correctly as DAV001,Julie,Davies-Jones

The supplier of the file is downloading the file from a web site of an international company so I am unable to contact the originator.

Since Notepad is automatically stripping out the nulls is there a Windows API function I can utilise to replicate the Notepad functionality
Olaf Doschke
Software Developer

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