WS: WW: File Output FAQs
(Doc ID 1309030.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2019
Applies to:JD Edwards World World Writer - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The document contains FAQs and troubleshooting tips for when a World Writer version is used to create a physical file.
Please see the Reference section for a list of Bugs related to file output. There may be a fix and/or workaround available for these issues. This list is not inclusive.
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In this Document
|Questions and Answers|
|Question 1: What changes have been made to World Writer file output that could impact daily business processes?|
|Question 2: Why does Error 1899 occur when you change a World Writer version from Detail to Totals Only when the Output Media is to a physical file?|
|Question 3: Can you output a file to a specific file member?|
|Question 4: When you create a file with World Writer, why does the last character of a negative number appear as an alpha character or the '}' symbol?|
|Question 5: Is there a way to add or append records to an existing file created by World Writer?|
|Question 6: Can you delete records from a file using World Writer?|
|Question 7: Is there a way to delimit records using commas or semi colons for the purpose of uploading the report to Excel?|
|Question 8: What is the maximum number of fields World Writer can output to a file?|
|Question 9: What would cause the output file to be missing some of the fields specified on Output Field Specifications?|
|Question 10: Can you output to file Julian date fields in different formats such as a 4 digit year?|
|Question 11: How do you ensure that World Writer created a file successfully?|
|Question 12: When a World Writer version creates a file, where does the CCSID value for the file come from?|
|Question 13: What are some common Output to File/Library Authority problems?|
|Question 14: How do you prevent a data description report from being created when World Writer creates a file?|