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opening .csv files


Posted by Sue on October 11, 2001 8:33 AM

help!
I exported a 18,000+ record query from Raisers Edge (donation database for non-profits) as a .csv file, then opened it in Excel 97 to edit and check. When I finished I saved as a .csv file again and closed it. Later I needed to edit further, and it wouldn't open. The message I got was - SYLK: file format is not valid.

The file name is deadno.csv


Posted by Dan on October 11, 2001 8:46 AM

Check here for the fix. Good luck.

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q215/5/91.ASP

Posted by Dan on October 11, 2001 8:46 AM

Check here for the fix. Good luck.

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q215/5/91.ASP

Posted by Jerid on October 11, 2001 12:15 PM

Sounds like this has happened to you. Nice Find (NT)