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Hello All
I have a .dat file that when opened in M/S Word, Notepad or WordPad doesn't recognize the carriage returns. There is a title "~" at the end of each row. I would like to do a edit/replace with a carriage return.
 
Also can i do it thru code?
I want to open it in ms Acc2010 thru code and process line by line.
Thanks in advance
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Question by:frimy
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, Access earned 2000 total points
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press Ctrl-H for the Find/Replace dialog box in Word

search: ~
replace: ^p

this can be done programmitically as well but it is just a simple Replace in each file.  How many files are there?
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by:frimy
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Crystal,

It works fine.
I have those files constantly.
How can do it programmatically?
Thanks
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by:GrahamSkan
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frimy,
See my comments in  your duplicate question:
https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28976506/Word-Access.html
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