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Arjen Markus < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > writes
This isn't a direct answer to your question (Richard Maine got in first)
but you might consider using stream I/O instead. Most (if not all)
Fortran95 compilers support it according to the Fortran2003 Standard,
and it allows addressing by the byte. It also provides complete
independence from the limitations of a fixed-length structure.
I wrote a short tutorial on it once (pause to dig into website) ah,