DFCONV Batch File Conversion

The DFCONV utility, also known as the Data File Converter, converts data files. The utility provides a batch and called program interface to enable conversion of file formats, organizations and data formats and reorganization of indexed files using data file conversion profiles.

Use the Data File Converter to:

  • To convert between character sets on records with non-text data items; that is, COMPUTATIONAL data and numeric data, you must have previously created a record layout file. For more information on how to create a record layout file, see the topic To create a record layout file.
  • A GUI version of the Data File Converter is also available as part of the Micro Focus Data Tools. To access these, click Start > All Programs > Micro Focus Enterprise Developer > Data Tools > Classic Data File Tools .