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CS221 File Output Using Special Formats Not in the Text Book by Ryan McKenzie
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What is a File? A file is a collection of information The type of information in the file can differ image, sound, video, text, web page, etc… Files are created, modified, and read by programs File extensions help the user AND the computer determine what type of information is in the file and what program is most suitable to use that file jpg, mp3, mpeg, txt, html, doc, xls, ppt, …
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File Formats You can write a C++ program which can read and write files using file streams It is possible for your C++ program to read and write files which have special formats IF the programmer is aware of the format… Thus, if you know the format of an HTML file, you can write a C++ program which will read OR create/write a web page!
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HTML and CSV These are special file formats which are based on plain text HTML is the format of Web Pages CSV is a format which can be used by MS Excel We will learn how to make our C++ programs create files using these formats
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MS Excel in Brief Microsoft Excel is a Spreadsheet Program The spreadsheet consists of a grid of rows and columns rows are numbered, columns are lettered When a row and column meet, there is a cell cells are identified by their row and column A1, E5, C13, etc… Cells can contain data (text or numeric) or formulas which act upon that data
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MS Excel in Brief Useful engineering aspects of Excel store and organize a moderate amount of data make calculations on that data make graphs to analyze data
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2011 for the course CS 115 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Kentucky.

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