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Exporting XLS or XML or CSV from RMS?

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The Question is:

Does there exist a straightforward method or utility for converting/exporting
 RMS data to text or other external file format such as XLS?
Is a dictionary or other record definition required or can the RMS structure
 itself adequately define data boundaries to make the conversion possible
Even if a dictionary is required - can this be accomplished with some readily
 available toolset?

The Answer is :

  Conversion tools are entirely file-specific.  Barring the use of
  Oracle CDD/Repository or such, no dictionary is available -- RMS
  record structures are entirely free-form, and applications are
  entirely free to map the bytes of individual records to any desired
  data format or organization.  Conversion tools are file-specific.

answer written or last revised on ( 7-JAN-2004 )

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