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upthecreek
08-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Id like to use TM b files instead of the Bris files since I already use some TM products The problem is they dont contain post positions and it most software all the horses are "scratched",so I asked and heres the idiotic response I got IMO:
The comma delimited files are legacy files. They are designed for use in old, outdated software. We will not make changes to them because that can cause problems for users of old, outdated software. The only reason we sell the files is for people to use them in old, outdated software. We do not sell the files for any other purpose.
Thanks,
Craig
They are the same as the Bris single file just w/o the pp so I guess Bris is selling old outdated files too for old,outdated software.

Is there a (easy) way to edit and add the pp?
Thnx

TonyMLake
08-22-2014, 01:45 AM
I don't know anything about the TM "b" format, but if you're precise when you say "They are the same as the Bris single file just w/o the pp" then you'd need only to change the file extension on a single data file to the file extension used by the TM b files.

This is because Brisnet single data files are really just text files with the standard csv comma delimited format.

upthecreek
08-22-2014, 06:58 AM
I'm trying to figure out how to insert the post positions Is there a text editor I could use?

upthecreek
08-22-2014, 07:31 AM
In the Bris singe file field 58 is program post position In the TM b file field 58 is also program post position So I guess I'm asking how to insert the pp into that field
THNX

Red Knave
08-22-2014, 09:53 AM
I use UltraEdit which is probably overkill for this task unless you may have other uses for it.

A quick Googling uncovers these free ones
CSVed - http://csved.sjfrancke.nl/
RecordEditor - http://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/

These are free to try
Ron's editor - http://rons-editor-ultimate-csv-editor.en.softonic.com/
Killink CSV Editor - http://www.whitepeaksoftware.com/killink-csv-editor

Good luck

upthecreek
08-22-2014, 10:09 AM
I use UltraEdit which is probably overkill for this task unless you may have other uses for it.

A quick Googling uncovers these free ones
CSVed - http://csved.sjfrancke.nl/
RecordEditor - http://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/

These are free to try
Ron's editor - http://rons-editor-ultimate-csv-editor.en.softonic.com/
Killink CSV Editor - http://www.whitepeaksoftware.com/killink-csv-editor

Good luck

Thnx I'll check them out