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Old 02-10-2009
How to export a unix file to txt file?

Is there any way by which u can export a file in unix box to a notepad or txt file?Smilie
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Old 02-10-2009
you can rename the file with .txt extension

mv file file.txt
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Old 02-10-2009
Not sure what you mean by export but you can always use FTP!

You can also copy paste from the UNIX text file to notepad/wordpad if the file is not large.

HTH, Smilie

Regards,

Praveen
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Old 02-10-2009
There's always:
Code:
unix2dos filename filename.txt

Then use winscp to copy it to your Wintel box

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