How do I save Excel into .txt w/fixed column widths.

msbusiness

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I am killing myself trying to figure this out. I pray someone can help me find an easy solution.

One of my vendors needs me to send a .txt file containing data to be printed on cards. My Excel spreadsheet (original format) contains about 5 colums with text of varying widths.

All five fields on the printed cards have fixed widths.

How can I save the Excel spreadsheet as a .txt file with fixed column widths? Meaning: If a cell only contains 3 characters, how can I force Excel to translate that to 8 characters (w/5 blank spaces) in the txt file.

I hope I explained this clear enough. I would appreciate any help I can get.
 

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bruno.trudo

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I would like to help you but I don't understand your trouble clearly.
Could you describe it more concrete?
 
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