Thank you all,

this worked perfectly!

Wolfgang

ara.t.howard / noaa.gov schrieb:
> On Thu, 30 Mar 2006, Daniel Harple wrote:
> 
>> On Mar 29, 2006, at 6:31 PM, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov wrote:
>>
>>> open(path){|f| f.seek(13312); f.read(1024*1024*2)}
>>
>> If you are using Windows don't forget to open it in binary mode:
>>
>> open(..., 'rb') ...
>>
>> -- Daniel
> 
> ah.  indeed.
> 
> -a