> ---Quote (Originally by mathewsdw)---
> Rex, I don't any longer know exactly why, I just do know that I have, for a very long time, habitually and without thinking about it, used ^Z to indicate "end of file" in whatever circumstances that made sense.
> ---End Quote---
> It's 30-year-old MS-DOS syntax. Microsoft eliminated ^Z as EOF when they released Windows 95.
Actually, I think a lot of text books would actually be improved (and, boy, I really want to use "bold" on the previous word!!!) if they used "bold" to emphasize the major points that they are trying to present. (I would put a "happy face" here, but this web software doesn't seem to have that capability anymore....)