You can also try
output to c:\test.txt.
for each customer:
display customer with width 200 stream-io.
the strem-io clause arranges some things up when dumping text data.
Hope it helps
> Thanks for your help.
> > You need to define a frame of 132 character wide.
> > Like
> > Form cust_num........
> > with no-box no-labels width 132 frame x.
> > and in your display statement use this frame, like
> > display cust_num ..... with frame x.
> > An other option is to use the PUT statement instead of the DISPLAY
> > statement.
> > > My company has just installed a ERP system developed under Progress. I
> > start
> > > to learn to write simple query and export result to a ascii file. I
> > > that the page width is limited to not more than 70 characters wide.
> > > any one tell me how to expand it to 132 or 256 character per line.
> > is
> > > my query syntax
> > > output to junk.txt.
> > > for each customer:
> > > display cust-num ...
> > > end.
> > > output close.
> > > Thanks