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Word: File Transfers Between 4th Dimension and Word PSS ID Number: Q57328 Article last modified on 08-17-1993 PSS database name: APpsConV

3.00 3.01 3.02 4.00



Use the following procedure to transfer a document from 4th Dimension versions 1.00, 2.00, and 2.01 to Microsoft Word versions 3.00, 3.01, 3.02, and 4.00:

  1. Open the database in 4th Dimension.
  2. From the Environment menu, choose User.
  3. From the File menu, choose Export.
  4. Click the Text button. Choose 13 for End Of Record. Choose 9 (for tab delimited) or 44 (for comma delimited) for End Of Field.
  5. Save the database.
  6. Open the file in Microsoft Word by starting Word and choosing Open under the File menu. Locate the text file and click Open.

To transfer a Word document to 4th Dimension, do the following:

  1. Open the Word document.
  2. From the File menu, choose Save As (Full Menus must be on).
  3. Click the File Formats button, choose Text Only, click OK, and rename and save the file.
  4. Open 4th Dimension. Select a predefined layout (or define one).
  5. From the Environment menu, choose User.
  6. From the File Menu, choose Import.
  7. Click the Text button and open the saved Word document.

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