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This article describes how to import Lotus Organizer 6.0 files to Microsoft Outlook.
There is not an available built-in Outlook converter for Lotus Organizer 6.0 data. You must first export the data from Lotus Organizer and then import the data to Outlook.
How to Export from Lotus Organizer 6.0Export the data from Lotus Organizer as an ASCII text file in the Text – ASCII Delimited (.txt) format. You must either have Lotus Organizer 6.0 installed on the same computer with Outlook, or have access to a computer that contains Lotus Organizer 6.0. You can then copy the exported data file to a computer with Outlook installed so that the data file can be imported to Outlook. For more information about how to export from your version of Lotus, view the following Lotus Web site:
http://www-01.ibm.com/software/lotus/support/Use the following steps to export your data file from the Lotus Organizer:
How to Import into Outlook
Three different Outlook Converters are supplied for the different versions of Lotus Organizer, one for versions 97 (3.0), one for version 4.0, and one for version 5.0. None of the three supplied converters supports Lotus Organizer 6.0 files. When you use Lotus Organizer 6.0 or higher, it is necessary to export the data from Lotus Organizer to a .csv file . You can then import the .csv file into Outlook. Note that it is necessary to correctly map the data fields in the .csv file to the proper Outlook Contact fields by using the Field Mapper.
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