Works: Exporting Works Database Files to Microsoft Excel

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To export a Microsoft Works for Windows database into Microsoft Excel, do the following:

  1. Open the database file in Works for Windows.
  2. From the View menu, choose List.
  3. From the File menu, choose Save As, enter a new filename, choose Text and Tabs, dBASE III, or dBASE IV as the format, and choose OK.
  4. From the File menu, choose Exit Works.
  5. Start Excel. From the File menu, choose Open.
  6. Enter the full path for the file.
  7. The file will open directly into Excel, and the information will be arranged in columns similar to the List view in Works for Windows.


Article ID: 78792 - Last Review: November 16, 2006 - Revision: 2.1
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