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I'm trying to do a few queries and have them record the results into a CSV file but I'm running into an unusual error. When I had my code write a line at the end of all the queries, I got a ton of duplicated data, so I tried to tweak when it writes to the file to eliminate redundancies. I changed the code so now it doesn't do a @CRLF until the end of the set of queries and it looks perfect on the console output, but when I open the file itself, it has all sorts of spacing.

Here is the code:

$sqlRs2.open ($Query2, $sqlCon)
While Not $sqlRs2.EOF
    $Field1= $sqlRs2.Fields ('MPR').Value
    $Field2 = $sqlRs2.Fields ('ENT').Value
    $Field3 = $sqlRs2.Fields ('ROD').Value
    $Field4 = $sqlRs2.Fields ('ONTR').Value
    $Field5 = $sqlRs2.Fields ('OCAL').Value
    $EndDate = $sqlRs2.Fields ('End').Value
    $StartDate = $sqlRs2.Fields ('Start').Value
    ConsoleWrite($Field1 & "|" & $Field2 & "|" & $Field3 & "|" & $Field4 & "|" & $Field5 & "|" & DTFormat($StartDate) & "|" & DTFormat($EndDate) & "|") ; Write results to file
    FileWriteLine($fOutFile, $Field1 & "|" & $Field2 & "|" & $Field3 & "|" & $Field4 & "|" & $Field5 & "|" & DTFormat($StartDate) & "|" & DTFormat($EndDate) & "|") ; Write results to file
    $sqlRs6.open ($Query6, $sqlCon)
    While Not $sqlRs6.EOF
        $ID = $sqlRs6.Fields ('ERS').Value
        $Type = $sqlRs6.Fields ('ERS1').Value
        $DBRelationship = $sqlRs6.Fields ('ERT').Value
        If $Type = 'F' Then
            $sqlRs7.open ($query7, $sqlCon)
            $Value1 = StringReplace($sqlRs7.Fields ('RIN' ).Value," ","")
            $Value2 = StringReplace($sqlRs7.Fields ('R70' ).Value," ","")
            $Value3 = StringReplace($sqlRs7.Fields ('OM' ).Value," ","")
            $Other = $Value & " " & $Value2 & " " & $Value3
            ConsoleWrite($Other & " " & $DBRelationship & "; ") ; Write results to file
            FileWriteLine($fOutFile, $Other & " " & $DBRelationship & "; ") ; Write results to file
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF) ; Write results to file
    FileWriteLine($fOutFile, @CRLF)

The console out looks like this:


Example|Data|Is|Easy|Guys|1/1/2014|1/2/2014|This Should Work OWNER; So Should This NONOWNER; 


and in the file itself, this is what I get:



This Should Work OWNER; 

So Should This NONOWNER;



I tried opening it in notepad++ and I can confirm that there is a @CRLF at the end of each of the lines.

Does filewriteline only create a new line? How would I get my file to look like the console output?

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FileWriteLine automatically adds the @CRLF to every line you write with it. It's in the help file. If you want to combine the lines into one, you should only write it after you've combined the text and then write it once instead of every line.

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FileWriteLine automatically adds the @CRLF to every line you write with it. It's in the help file. If you want to combine the lines into one, you should only write it after you've combined the text and then write it once instead of every line.

I had actually realized that right as you posted (I came on to post a facepalm, but you had already gotten to it :P)


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