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comma delimited text files in excell

Posted by C.F. Jackson on March 05, 2001 10:50 AM

Would appreciate information on how to save an excell (*.xls) file as a comma delimited text (*txt) file. It appears my option is a tab delimited file.

Any info will be appreciated


C. Jackson

Posted by Dave Hawley on March 05, 2001 11:03 AM

Have you tried saving it as a *.csv file ?

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Posted by C. F. Jackson on March 05, 2001 12:19 PM

Posted by C. F. Jackson on March 05, 2001 12:23 PM

I need to import it into a program that will only accect the *txt format.


Posted by Aladin Akyurek on March 05, 2001 1:14 PM

Maybe a bit more work, but you can read in a tab delimited file in a text editor (e.g., Editeur on Windows, Jedit on MacOS) and replace tabs with commas.