A prn file can be ASCII text ready to send to a printer or it could
contain printer codes as well as the text. A prn file of ASCII text can
be read by Word.
Researching the following families: Bottoms/Bottom/Longbottom, Keas,
Stribling/Stripling, Chambers, Hodges, Golden, Sweeney, Lovelace, Welch,
Pettit, Cagle and others.
[mailto:DEED-MAPPER-USERS-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, October 15, 2001 7:47 PM
Subject: Re: [DMU] Table View Question
I've been using DeedMapper for several years and I never heard of a
view file". As far as I know, there is only one type of file, and that
ASCII formatted file which should not be opened with Word. You need to
WordPad or NotePad if you want to edit it with something other than
I can't imagine how you end up with a 15 meg file, but a hint is the
that you referred to it as "the output.prn" file. A .prn file is
one formatted to send to a printer, not to someone via e-mail. (It can't
opened with Word, either.)
If you want to trade files, you simply trade .mbl files.
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