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XL2000: Quattro Pro 7.0 (.wb3) Converter Available

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For a Microsoft Excel 97 version of this article, see 268135.
The Quattro Pro 7.0 Converter for Microsoft Excel 2000 is now available from Microsoft. The Quattro Pro 7.0 Converter allows Excel 2000 to open .wb3 files. The .wb3 format is the default file format for Quattro Pro 7.0 for Windows.

NOTE: Excel cannot directly open Quattro Pro 6.0 for Windows (.wb2) files or Quattro Pro 8.0 (.wb3) files.
To download and install the Qp7conv.exe file, follow these steps:
  1. Go to the following Microsoft Web site:
  2. Click Download Now!. Click Save this program to disk and then click OK.
  3. Click Save.
  4. In Windows Explorer, double-click the Qp7conv.exe file.
  5. Click Next in the Excel 2000 Quattro Pro 7.0 Converter Setup dialog box.
  6. Click I accept the terms in the license agreement, and then click Next.
  7. Click Install to start the installation.
  8. Click Finish when you see the message that indicates that the installation was successful.

How to Use the Quattro Pro 7.0 Converter

  1. Start Excel.
  2. On the File menu, click Open.
  3. In the Files of type list, click Quattro Pro 7.0 (Win).
  4. Select the file that you want, and then click Open.
The file is converted to the Excel file format and displayed in a workbook
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Article ID: 268134 - Last Review: 12/05/2015 21:00:24 - Revision: 3.3

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