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Coverting Lotus 123 files to use with excel

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Old December 11th 16, 02:13 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
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Default Coverting Lotus 123 files to use with excel

On Sunday, June 20, 2004 at 2:18:07 AM UTC-7, Harlan Grove wrote:
> "Muffin1947" > wrote...
> >I have several hundred files on my old (windows 98se) Pc created
> >with lotus 123. Unfortunately, my new pc already has excel 2002
> >installed. i've spent 4 days trying to convert any of my lotus
> >files into a format which excel can read - the farthest i've got
> >so far is an error mesage in the excel workbook quote "! Microsoft
> >Excel - Cannot open lotus 123 file - OK" unquote.

> ...
> Are your 123 files in 123 Release 4/5, .WK4, or earlier file formats, e.g.,
> .WK3, .WK1 or .WKS? If so, Excel should be able to open them. If your files
> are in '97 Edition' or subsequent .123 file formats, you're out of luck. The
> only software that can handle .123 file formats are recent versions of 123
> itself, recent versions of Corel Quattro Pro, and (per its marketing
> material) DataViz's ConversionPlus.
> If your files are in .123 format, you have just two choices: rebuild your
> files from scratch in Excel, or buy and install one of these other packages
> and use it to convert your .123 files to .XLS files. There are no other
> alternatives, and no amount of whining will alter these facts.

you have to open the file in 123 and save as an excel file .... save as file type excel... then open this excel file in excel pako pan comida

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