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julie December 13, 2005 10:38

opening fluent data files in windows
 
hello

how do i open a .dat file in notepad? When i tried to open it, it gives me a lot of scrambled letters symbols and words. How to display it properly?

thanks a lot, julie

HVN December 13, 2005 10:54

Re: opening fluent data files in windows
 
It is normal because it is a binary file not an ASCII file.

HV

julie December 13, 2005 11:55

Re: opening fluent data files in windows
 
how to i get ASCII files then? thanks!

HVN December 13, 2005 12:04

Re: opening fluent data files in windows
 
when you write a .dat file, unselect the binary option.



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