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How to import a text file ?

 
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crazyfroggy
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 1:26 am    Post subject: How to import a text file ? Reply with quote

How can i import a text file, in the sheet, with some formatting : a date in the 1st cell, and some info in the 2nd, and so on....
Tx for your help
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

re-name the file (ie in Explorer delete" txt" and replace with" csv"

when you open the file in ooo you will be asked to set the delimiters (tab or space etc) or accept the default " , "
You can also choose "fixed width" for columns
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