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Re: Save List to a file

Carlo Marinelli wrote:
> Hi!
> Is there something working similarly to ReadList, but Writing a list to
> a file in ASCII format, for example, suitable for using the data in
> other software, like a spreadsheet or another system? Thank you.
> Carlo
> ---
> Carlo Marinelli

No, there is nothing automatic, but it is a fairly simple programming
problem to solve:

Take your list and transform it to a string with ToString.  Then use the
string manipulation commands to delete the curly braces or replace
commas with spaces.  If you try and put return characters into a
string, it will just show the \n, so make separate WriteAppends for
each line you want.
Remove the _nospam_ in the return address to respond.

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