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Suggestion #1: In our IT dept., a .DAT file is kind of like a mainframe text
file. However, these I can open with Notepad. Sometimes it's gibberish,
but I can open it.
Suggestion #2: I think MicroFocus COBOL had an input file system where
programs actually read 2 files - an index (.idx) and a data (.dat) file.
Could it be this sort of file?
Not much, I know, but I HTH!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jennifer O Neill [SMTP:jennifer -dot- oneill -at- village -dot- uunet -dot- be]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 2:30 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: what's *.dat?
> I've received a file with the format *.dat. I've no idea what it could be.
> can't open it. Any ideas? Thanks.
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