Unsure how to convert an ASCII file to an Excel file

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correaletory

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Hi, I am not particularly tech savvy and I'm trying to export contacts from an outdated Customer Management program into a csv file so I can upload them into a more current program. You can only export them into an ASCII format and I have no idea how to sort it out in excel. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance.
 

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Is this by chance a "Delimited text file"?
If so it will a comma between each entry of the contact. Each contact will be on a separate line.

This will be a plain text fine that can be opened in any plane text editor.

It may be helpful if you were to post an small file as an attachment?
 

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If you output the file you can then view it with a free program called FreeFileViewer that can read just about any file.
It will show you how the file is structured which will assist you in doing as DaveA suggests.
 
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