TextFileParser is a free trial software application from the Debugging subcategory, part of the Development category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2003-09-25. The program can be installed on Win95, Win98, WinME, Windows2000.
Text File Parser is designed to read, display and help you identify structures within plain vanilla text files. It:
Opens TEXT (that is plain ASCII) files.
Displays the contents in a structured, easy to read fashion,
Allows you to define and save the file structure for later use
Export the file to a different format.
Conversions are to :
Text delimited files (e.g. Tab, Comma, Space, etc.)
xBase* (as a dBase III database table) - which can be read in Clipper, dBase, FoxPro, etc..
Paradox (as Paradox 4)**
SQL Data Definition Statement - CREATE TABLE statement and corresponding INSERT INTO statements
XML Structure and Records
Create / modify / delete Text DSN entries directly*** (We even bundle the Registered version of the VCL we use to do it. The Time Limited version includes the Freeware version with which you can create the DSN only)
Test the operation of the Text DSN's so created / modified by using the text files you have examined and saved into Schema.INI***
Print the structure (or save it in ASCII format to a file)
Choose your own editor
Many more features...
* does not require an xBase application or Excel on the desktop. Files are created on the fly.
** requires the Borland Database Engine (BDE) to create the Paradox table
*** Does NOT require ADO / ODBC to create / modify / remove the Text DSN. However, it DOES require ADO / ODBC to open / view tables to which the Text DSN refers.
TextFileParser (version 1.01.22) has a file size of 1.17 MB and is available for download from our website.
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