Output to DBF

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Output to DBF

Is there any way that I could merge two or three delimited files into one DBF file?
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Re: Output to DBF

Is there any way that I could merge two or three delimited files into one DBF file?

To merge several source files, please follow this link: 200
Is there any way that I could merge two or three delimited files into one DBF file?

For DBF file format we haven't yet a tFileXBaseOutput.
However, a module exists on CPAN. If you aren't afraid with Perl go to http://search.cpan.org/~clotho/CAM-DBF-1.02/lib/CAM/DBF.pm
You can use a tPerlFlex to generate the header and the data content of the XBase file.
To define a header on DBF file you can use:
 my $dbf = CAM::DBF->create('new.dbf',
{name=>'id',
type=>'N', length=>8, decimals=>0},
{name=>'lastedit',
type=>'D', length=>8, decimals=>0},
{name=>'firstname',
type=>'C', length=>15, decimals=>0},
{name=>'lastname',
type=>'C', length=>20, decimals=>0},
);

To generate data you can use:
$self->appendrow_arrayref($data_arrayref)

See POD on CPAN for more information.
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Re: Output to DBF

Thanks!! I will give it a try but to tell you the truth Perl terrorizes me.