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Old 02-27-2006, 02:19 PM   #1
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Large text file


Hi been a while since i posted here, hope not to much has changed

To my horror I discovered that after creating a 68 meg file I cannot open it in any app that is installed standard with slack.

It is only a text file.

Is there anyone who knows how I can edit it and what app I can use.

openoffice 2 couldnt do it as well.

Thanx for the help

P4 2.8G
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Old 02-27-2006, 02:30 PM   #2
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You could try using 'split' to cut it up into smaller chunks. split --help for info
 
Old 02-27-2006, 05:29 PM   #3
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That's odd - I just opened a 200MB binary file in vim on a Slackware box here. I also have 512MB RAM - what error did you get?

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Old 02-28-2006, 01:21 AM   #4
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Hi

Thanx for the replies, unfortunately i posted in haste.
When all else fails turn to emacs or vim, they both opened the files fine.
 
  


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