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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DATA DISK
This disk has been tested prior to shipment
Your disk is NOT a stand alone program. It must be imported into a program which is capable of working with ASCII data.
Your data disk contains a text file (standard ASCII file) whose file name is the name of the county you have purchased, a period and the letters TXT (e.g.~BROWARD.TXT)
You can read this file with any common word processor, spread sheet, database program, etc. which is capable of working with ASCII data. Most common products should be able to import this data with no additional configuration.
Should you need the technical specification
The format of the data within the ASCII file is:
*One record per row, terminated by a carriage-return/line break.
*The first row contains column headers (field names) encased in quotation marks, not actual data.
*Within each record, all fields are comma delimited.
*Text fields are encased within quotation marks, numeric fields are not.
*All fields are variable length.
The fields are:
|IDEE||Unique identifier for each record|
|COUNTY||County where the property exists|
|PROPERTY NAME||Name of Property|
|STREET ADDRESS||Street address of property|
|SUITE||Suite number (if any)|
|CITY||City where property exists|
|STATE||State where property exists|
|ZIP||Zip code of property|
|UNITS||Number of Units (if applicable)|
|CONTACT 1||Name of first contact|
|PHONE 1||Phone number of first contact|
|CONTACT 2||Name of second contact|
|PHONE 2||Phone number of second contact|
|CONTACT 3||Name of third contact|
|PHONE 3||Phone number of third contact|
If You Are Having Problems Importing This Data Into Your Program
The data on the disk is in standard ASCII format and should be readable by any DOS, MAC or Windows based computer. This file format should be easily imported by any major software package that has data import capabilities.
If you are having problems importing the data into your software program (i.e. ~ Lotus, Excel, Access, Word, Word Perfect, etc.), we recommend that you contact your software vendor's technical support department and ask for instructions to import a;
'Standard ASCII file, comma delimited with quotation marks surrounding text fields.'