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Export To Flat File




We have a need to export a couple of reports to a flat file (not csv). I am thinking that the easiest way to do this is to write a custom extension. Should I do it this way and if so, can somebody point me to some resources or is there an easier way to do this?

Thanks for the information.


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",[IndInsured Loss Prop] = @IndLossProp " & _

",[IndInsured Loss WC] = @IndLossWC " & _

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************* ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED************

THANKS

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