Using Wizard for Unknown Files
One of easiest ways to define a "File Description" is to use the Layout Wizard. It can also
be used to work out the structure of a (Cobol?) File.
If you do not know the structure of the file, set the File Structure
to Unknown Format
On the next screen you can play with the File Structures, Record Lengths and font.
Once you get the correct File Structure / Record Length / Font, the text fields should line up
The next screen allows you to
For binary files, the Wizard can also display as Both Text and Hex. In this case
Packed Decimals al end in a #c or #d (#=0-9) in hex.
On the next screen you can update the Field Names and Types. The table at the bottom
will display the field values based on the selected type.