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From Kadal Amutham <vka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Data Base Conversion
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2012 02:32:17 GMT
Generally most data bases will accept a spread sheet. From MS Works convert
it to a Excel and it should not be a problem to import to openoffice

With Warm Regards

V.Kadal Amutham
919444360480


On 30 November 2012 02:47, DeWayne McCarty <clarks70@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> 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
>
>
> ________________________________
> 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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