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Export as comma delimited (Excel to Wordpad)

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by slyvone, Apr 27, 2006.

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  1. slyvone

    slyvone Thread Starter

    Oct 14, 2005
    Hi again, probably an easy one.

    I would like to export Excel data to a text file so that the text file is exported with both quotation marks and commas as delimiters.

    Microsoft support page returns a relevant article but offers no answer.

    Thank you
  2. coachdan32


    Nov 13, 2003
    This is what I found in the help file for exporting to text file:

    Convert bidirectional text files to ANSI
    Language-specific information

    The ConvText utility provides more support (additional code pages and visual text layout options) than the Microsoft Excel Text Import Wizard for converting right-to-left characters in bidirectional files to ANSI characters with logical text layout. ConvText is installed as part of Excel.

    In the \Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office folder, double-click the ConvText.exe icon.

    Click Convert To Windows ANSI Code Page.

    Type file names in the Source and Target boxes, or click Browse.

    Select the code page, text layout, file type, and file type parameters that match the source text file you are converting.

    Click Load. You can also click Save to retain the conversion specifications.

    Click Convert.

    Follow the instructions in the Text Import Wizard.
    All field names and records from the original worksheet are fully recreated in a new worksheet.
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