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Hello,
I really need assistance badly here so asking the gurus out there. I have created a text file which has the file header which has a length of say 100. The 100 length for the header is divided as follows for the Header of the text file.

NameFile fileCode Datefile Officercode --This is the header
DFirstMessage9102 92129 sjdjshd- 29819281 is 1ui finish ---1st message
FSecondMessage92129 sjdjshd- 29819281 is 1ui finish ---2nd message

For the above the, header has a character length of 100. This is divided into the header details as follows in the code extract wehn the file was created.

writeline("NameFile".PadRight(20) & "fileCode".PadRight(30) & Date.Now().Tostring.PadRight(30) & ("Officercode".PadRight(20))

Now my issue is I want read the above file and grab the date for the file whcih is the Datefile from the header, andl also I want to check if each message starts with a specific letter F in this case. Note that each message has a fixed length as that of the header like 1000 for each message. code extract used to create the message is as follows too.

writeline(message1.PadRight(1000))
WriteLine(message2.Padright1000)

Please assist how I could get the date from the file header and check if each message has a F infront before the message starts. If F exists then pull out the message, otherwise leave the message. So for this the second message will be pulled out only.


Thanks in advance
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