Format: DFIX (.ftm, .txt)
Description: Enables you to define any character to act as the delimiter (DELIMITER = your choice of character), include quotation marks around alpha fields (ENCLOSURE = “), and include column titles (HEADER = YES/NO).
The following is an example of a PCHOLD statement that specifies the pipe character (|) as the delimiter, adds quotation marks around alpha fields, and does not include column titles or headings.
ON TABLE PCHOLD AS OUT1 FORMAT DFIX DELIMITER | ENCLOSURE " HEADER NO
Suggested Uses: Use in files that require custom (non-standard) delimiters.