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Need help in converting file format

MKCMKC Posts: 1
edited April 13 in AccuMark Made to Measure

Hello everyone,

Currently we are using Gerber Technology’s MTM program, and having a difficulty in finding a way to convert .txt format into .ord format so that we can import a data into MTM software. In current setting, when we export a data from MTM, it exports as .ord format that can be read via txts. However, MTM does not recognize txt file format when importing.

What we are trying to achieve is make our conversion process easier. We export our measurement data from ERP and the data is saved as txt format. Because the data is in .txt format, we cannot directly import it into MTM software. The only way we could find was to change the data and the title of the previous .ord file and import. Is there any other way that we can directly change the .txt format into .ord or import txt directly into MTM?


  • Kathy ValadeKathy Valade Posts: 650 Gerber Staff 💛
    edited April 13
    You may be able to write a program through one of our software tools. Let me look into this for you.
  • AnjellaAnjella Posts: 8
    If your developers have created a program to create .ORD files automatically and the files aren't importing, there are a couple of areas to troubleshoot. 

    If you are having problems importing ANY .ORD file,  You may want to check the "encoding" of the text file. 

    Another possibility is the format of the contents of the .ORD file. Each order must have a unique .ord  name and Order ID within the file. You mention that you changed the data in the order and imported it. This makes me think that your system might not be creating separate files for each .ORD order. The extension of the file name must be .ORD

    IF you have been able to import a file successfully, then the structure and the text encoding is correct and your problem may simply lie in the need to create new files for each order.

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