Works: Converting an Excel Spreadsheet to a Works Database
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Excel spreadsheets can be converted to a Works for Windows databaseusing the dBase III or dBase IV file format. To complete thisconversion, do the following:
- In the Excel spreadsheet, select the data you want to transfer and choose Set Database from the Data menu.
- From the File menu, choose Save As.
- Enter a new name for the file, specify the directory in which you want the file saved (for example, C:\MSWORKS) and choose DBF 3 or DBF 4 from the Save File As Type box.
- Exit Excel and open Works for Windows.
- From the File menu, choose Open Existing File.
- Change to the directory where the file is located, type *.DBF in the File Name box, and press ENTER.
- Select the file and choose OK. Works for Windows will convert the file automatically to the Works for Windows database format.
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