To change a record length

Note: This topic applies to variable-length data files only.
  1. In the Data File Editor unformatted view, select a record.
  2. Click Edit > Data File Editor > Set Record Length.
  3. In the New record length field, type a number that represents a valid value; then click OK.
Note: If you have the Update warning option checked, click Yes to enable data updates. See To configure edit warnings for more information.