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Naming a file based on its contents.

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I need to read in a file, and, on the outbound side, name it based on the contents of the file. For instance, if there is text in the file that looks like this: OBX|1|TX|NN^ I want to name the file NN_021220081430. If the text looks like this: OBX|1|TX|CON^ I want to name the file CON_021220081430. Can someone help me out?
Feb 12 '08 #1
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You would want to read the file line by line, then split on the delimiter '|' and use the 4th element for the first part of the name. Then save the file to the location of your choice. I am not sure where you are getting 021220081430 from. Can you provide some better sample data as well as what you have tired, so that we may help you?

Feb 12 '08 #2

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