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Reading old format file

I received a format file from other people but can’t open because it was created in a different system.  I wonder if there is any way to read without requesting the source to produce a transport file or something (this is a format library from years ago).

 

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Momi

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Re: Reading old format file

Format catalogs are very version-specific. Request the code that created the format, that is always non-version-specific.

Otherwise you'll need to go the transport file route, and I suggest you immediately create a control dataset from the format once you have it.

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