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Re: When is a "text" file a "binary" file?

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  • dbc4128
    ... LOL. You had me looking for such a list for a while. :) ... Thank you! That is what I was wanted to know. - Deborah
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 11, 2004
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      --- In ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com, Jody <kjv-av1611@e...> wrote:

      > although if you have
      > anymore questions you need to reply on the ntb-BiText list. <g>

      LOL. You had me looking for such a list for a while. :)

      > Some programs put some kind of null character at the end of the
      > file. When the file opens, press Ctrl+End and see if there is a
      > dot in the middle on the last line in column one. If so, click on
      > Document | Read-only, then delete the character, and save. That
      > should fix you up if that is what it was.

      Thank you! That is what I was wanted to know.

      - Deborah


      >> I'm using NoteTab Pro 4.92 and recenly upgraded to Outlook
      >> Express 5.01. Whenever I want to save a email in Outlook
      >> Express, I save it as "*.txt," not "*.eml". When I open the
      >> file in NoteTab Pro, I get the warning: "Warning! This may
      >> be a binary file! X characters converted to Alt+183." As far
      >> as I can see, the file looks like a plain text file, with no
      >> strange characters like one would see in a Word doc opened
      >> in NoteTab Pro. I don't remember this happening when I was
      >> using OE 4.01. What does OE 5 do to this file to render it
      >> a "binary" file? Thanks for any reponses.
    • Jody
      Hi dbc4128, So was the character at the end the problem, did it fix it? ... Happy Topics, Jody The NoteTab Off-Topic List
      Message 2 of 4 , Oct 11, 2004
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        Hi dbc4128,

        So was the character at the end the problem, did it fix it?

        >> although if you have anymore questions you need to reply on the
        >> ntb-BiText list. <g>
        >
        >LOL. You had me looking for such a list for a while. :)

        :)

        >> Some programs put some kind of null character at the end of the
        >> file. When the file opens, press Ctrl+End and see if there is a
        >> dot in the middle on the last line in column one. If so, click on
        >> Document | Read-only, then delete the character, and save. That
        >> should fix you up if that is what it was.
        >
        >Thank you! That is what I was wanted to know.


        Happy Topics,
        Jody

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