how do l export text reports to another system not built by progress
What output format are you looking at? Plain text, xml or some comma or tab delimited list?
l want to export it as plain text
output to "somefile.dat".
for each customer no-lock:
Or, put unformatted skip if you want complete control over the line layout.
A lot depends on what the other application is looking for. E.g., if the other application talks SQL, no need to even export it.