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Data truncates when exporting to .txt file

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by darryl, Nov 9, 2005.

  1. darryl

    darryl
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    Hello:

    I am trying to export a crosstab query into a text file. The query
    contains numerical data that is used for scientific analysis, whic
    means that the entire value must be exported down to the last decimal
    place.

    As I go through the Export Wizard, all of the numbers appear to be
    fine, but when I save the information to a .txt file, any number that
    begins with 0.01 is truncated to the first three digits. Also, in some
    places, the number is actually converted into scientific notation.

    Can anyone help me with this? If so, it would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.

    dj
     
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  3. David Lloyd

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    Darryl:

    You did not say which version of Access you are using so I don't know if the
    following KB article addresses your issue, however, I thought I would pass
    it along. By the way, Access 2003 has the same Save Formatted checkbox
    option available when exporting to text files.

    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;208408

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    David Lloyd
    MCSD .NET
    http://LemingtonConsulting.com

    This response is supplied "as is" without any representations or warranties.


    "darryl" <darryl.jones@la.gov> wrote in message
    news:1131471233.234794.70080@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
    Hello:

    I am trying to export a crosstab query into a text file. The query
    contains numerical data that is used for scientific analysis, whic
    means that the entire value must be exported down to the last decimal
    place.

    As I go through the Export Wizard, all of the numbers appear to be
    fine, but when I save the information to a .txt file, any number that
    begins with 0.01 is truncated to the first three digits. Also, in some
    places, the number is actually converted into scientific notation.

    Can anyone help me with this? If so, it would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.

    dj
     

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