revdev at pdslabs.net
Tue Aug 28 22:34:42 EDT 2007
Alex Shaw wrote:
> In any case it makes it hard for small developers to want to support the
> maze-like format. 6000 pages?!
> Back to simple tab-delimited files for me or..
Tab-delimited text can work!
Since you're working on a Mac... Here's what I do for one client and it's close
enough to a spreadsheet for their needs:
-- make the output file
set the fileType to "XCELTEXT"
put reportContent() into url ("file:" & fld "outputFile")
wait 1 tick
-- open the output file if requested
if the hilite of btn "openOutputFile" = true then
launch document (fld "outputFile")
The 'launch' command causes the file to be opened with Excel, since the file was
written with a fileType of "XCELTEXT".
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