Pull info from an external file (.txt or .xls) into program output

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I am pretty sure this is possible, and I am sure this is covered somewhere, I am just not sure how to "key" word my search.

 

I am looking to be able to have a text or excel file that has employee information (ie. Employee Name and ID Number) in it, that the Post Processor will refer to, to swap the ID Number for the Employee Name.

 

We have multiple Post Processors, and I would like to be able to modify one file, with the Name and ID info, instead of editing each PP.

 

The Employee ID Number will be coming from the CPU Login ($mom_logname), and will reference the "table" for the Employee Name.

 

TIA!!!

 

Douglas Sagan
CNC Programmer
GE Transportation
Grove City, PA, USA
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