Old xmas addresses.

  jtw 18:14 28 Nov 2003

My last year xmas addresses were saved and made in to labels on microsoft works. We have a new pc now that has office 2000 on it. What do i open the floppy disc in. The addresses are stored as .DBD files and excel does not want to know.

  Simon_P 18:29 28 Nov 2003

Should be able to open a works doc

  jtw 18:44 28 Nov 2003

Even a database one?

  jtw 18:45 28 Nov 2003

Ooopps should say WDB

  Simon_P 18:57 28 Nov 2003

I have never tried, but there is only one way to find out, unless someone else knows different

  GANDALF <|:-)> 19:00 28 Nov 2003

Can you not re-install works onto your new computer?


  VoG II 19:00 28 Nov 2003

Should open in Access, if you have it (you didn't say which edition of Office 2000 you have). If you don't have Access, can you find someone who does then export from Access in CSV format? Then Excel would read it.

  jtw 19:28 28 Nov 2003

No Works anymore. It will not open in Access.
Microsoft say open in works change to dBASEiv and resave. But I have no Works!!!!

have office pro.

  brambles 21:38 28 Nov 2003

Microsoft Works Database
Works Database can open any of the following files:
Any Works Database (.wdb) files.
Any ASCII unformatted text (.txt) files.
DBase (.dbf) files.
Works Database can save a database in any of the following files:
Works 4.x and later Database (.wdb) files.
Works for Windows 2.0 and 3.0 Database (.wdb) files.
Works for MS-DOS (.wdb) files.
Unformatted comma-delimited text (.csv) files.
ASCII unformatted tab-delimited text (.txt) files.
DBase III and dBase IV (.dbf) files.


click here;en-us;271080&product=wrk

If you look at this site you will see there are further avenues for HELP.

Why not take your floppy disc into an Internet Cafe some of these have Works I'm sure.

Hope this is of some help - finding someone with Works would help. Anyway look at the support page above - gives all the file formats.


  wee eddie 22:10 28 Nov 2003

They might be able to help.

Try the local Tech. Sorry sub-uni or whatever it is now called, they probably have some form of access classes

  jtw 14:18 29 Nov 2003


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