Solved

supercalc files

Posted on 1998-02-01
5
400 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
I have some cal files from an early windows version of supercalc which refuses to run under win 95. Can you advise you I can move them into Excel - I see no obvious import filter. Only way I can see at present is to load original supercalc prog under windows 3.1 and export as 1-2-3 files?
0
Comment
Question by:Melanie
5 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:nebworth
ID: 1601118
  What's wrong with that idea?  Export your files as 1-2-3 and import them into excel...  
0
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:Bing CISM / CISSP
ID: 1601119
Or, just export the files as plain text file, then import them into Excel directly. :)
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:nebworth
ID: 1601120
 That would work, too!
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:alandc
ID: 1601121
You might consider rewording your question to "How may I run supercalc in Win95?"  It sounds like you already have most of your solution otherwise.
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
magigraf earned 50 total points
ID: 1601122
Melanie...

Indeed, I have gone through every possible shareware, without success.

What you could do is partially what you suggested, to load them and export them or as WK1 (lotus) or as DBF (database file).  If you export then as text, you might encounter some difficulties that we have seen before (unless you know perfectly what you're doing).

In Excel you would open the file normaly just by changing the extention from reading default XLS files to WK1 or DBFIII or DBFIV file format. (It will convert the file on the fly)

This will work perfectly, and actually this is how we transfer database information from one program to another.

Hope it helped
Regards
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Join & Write a Comment

In this article we have discussed the manual scenarios to recover data from Windows 10 through some backup and recovery tools which are offered by it.
What do we know about Legacy Video Conferencing? - Full IT support needed! - Complicated systems at outrageous prices! - Intense training required! Highfive believes we need to embrace a new alternative.
It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

23 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now