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Need help converting a text file into a tab delimited file or comma delimited file

Hi Experts,
How can I convert a text file into a tab delimited file or comma delimited file?

Thanks in advance,
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
What format is the file in now?  Can you post some sample data and do you need a one time conversion or is this for excel, a database (which one), a website or something else?

A little more detail for a good answer :)
Thibault St john Cholmondeley-ffeatherstonehaugh the 2ndCommented:
If your data is in fixed width columns then loading into excel can easily separate the columns and you can save and choose a delimeter from there.
If you currently have a different separator then most text editors offer a find and replace function that you can use to insert commas. Tabs can be a little harder to insert but your text editor will probably have a special character escape or method to allow you to add tabs.
We do need to know more about your file to help you properly.
dhsindyRetired considering supplemental income.Commented:
Open the file.  Do saveas, scroll down to desired type (you will lose special formating), give it a name and save.  Works in word.
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