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Re: problem exporting numbers to text file


In article <4mjpe5$b4u at dragonfly.wolfram.com>,
James Gregurich <bayou at rouge.phys.lsu.edu> wrote:
>... export a list of numbers to a space
>delimited text file which imported into foxpro. I've run into a problem
>where the row exceeds 80 columns and the line chopped off with a '\' put at
>the end of it. ... I can't figure out how to
>increase the line width.
>
>I've tried
>
>SetOptions[$Output,PageWidth ->Infinity]

You're setting the pagewidth for your screen, not the file.  In order to
do the latter, you have to get a "handle" for the file.  Use
s = OpenWrite[filename, PageWidth->Infinity], and then write the
data using Write[s, expr].  Finally, close the file using Close[s].

		Dave Wagner
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