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From DeWayne McCarty <clark...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: Data Base Conversion
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2012 21:17:01 GMT
Keith
I checked my version of MS Works (It is Ver. 9) and it saves in WDB, CSV, or 
TXT.
I will try Dan Lewis's suggestion 
thanks  
DeWayne McCarty
 

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From: Keith N. McKenna <keith.mckenna@comcast.net>
To: users@openoffice.apache.org
Sent: Thu, November 29, 2012 1:20:25 PM
Subject: Re: Data Base Conversion

Dan Lewis wrote:
> On 11/29/2012 08:00 AM, DeWayne McCarty wrote:
>> I have a data base file created in MS Works. Is there a way to convert
>> it to
>> Open Office data base, without doing a new OODB design?
>>  thank you
>> DeWayne McCarty
>      Probably not. Anything created by MS Works has to be converted to
> either a MS Office program or to AOO.
>      The first thing to do is to save the database file as a CSV (comma
> separated version) format. Then you can use Base to connect to the CSV
> file.
> 
> --Dan
Dan;

If I remember correctly some versions of Works could convert to dbase which if I 
remember correctly can be accessed by AOO Base.

Dwayne; Check if your version of Works will save the database as dbase format. 
If I can find it I will dig out my old copy of Works 4.5A and check it.



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