As a result of a client migrating to another system, I am tasked with exporting data to a text file from a FileMaker 11 based system where Tab characters are included within a field.
If I export to a 'tab delimited' file, FileMaker converts the 'internal' Tab characters to spaces. Selecting other types of file (csv, merge) includes the Tab characters, but also adds other characters meaning I then have to post-process the exported data before importing it into another system.
As there are quite a lot of files to export and the task, once started, will need to be completed quickly, I would like to find a method where the file doesn't require any further processing. But I can't determine a way to do it.
Can anyone suggest a method?
With thanks in advance