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How to open a lotus file

Posted by Paul on November 21, 2001 7:42 AM

I have a lotus file ext.123, will excel open it? if so how. thanks for your help.

Posted by Barry Katcher on November 21, 2001 7:56 AM

Don't know about a Lotus file with an extension of .123 - all my old Lotus files had extensions of .wk3 or wk4.

If so, open Excel, and then open the Lotus file. Immediate "save as" and in the "Save as" dialogue box, click on "Save as type:" drop down menu and select the version of Excel you are using. This will save the spreadsheet as an Excel workbook and change the extension from .wk3 or wk4 to .xls.