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I wanted to update a record in the data file in order to test my update method. The method works fine except when writing '�' (under hourly charge). This appears as a minus number when viewed. The reason is that although '$' is part of the ascii table us Brits aren't so lucky. i assume I'll have to use only dollars when writing to the file.