Re: [OKGIS] FYI for DBF Users


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  • From: dustin.howard@ou.edu
  • To: Oklahoma GIS Community <okgis@gis.gis.ou.edu>
  • Subject: Re: [OKGIS] FYI for DBF Users
  • Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 13:23:52 -0600
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Yes. I came across this. Also ArcGIS 9.2 can use the old excel format
(.xls) but not the new excel format (.xlsx)

Dustin

----- Original Message -----
From: Robert Stokes <Robert.Stokes@Topographic.com>
Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2007 12:56 pm
Subject: [OKGIS] FYI for DBF Users
To: Oklahoma GIS Community <okgis@gis.gis.ou.edu>


> Anyone else come across this?
>
> If you are preparing to venture into the MS Office 2007 world anytime
> soon, be wary if your business rules utilize DBF files...
> At 2007, you will need MS Access to create DBF files, MS Excel no longer
> writes them!
>
> Deprecated features for Excel 2007
> the following formats can't be opened or saved in Excel
> 2007...
> WK1 (1-2-3)
> WK4 (1-2-3)
> WKS (1-2-3)
> WK3,(1-2-3)
> WK1,FMT(1-2-3)
> DBF 2 (dBASE II)
> WQ1 (Quattro Pro/DOS)
> WK3,FM3(1-2-3)
> Microsoft Excel Chart (.xlc)
> WK1,ALL(1-2-3)
>
> list of files that can be opened, but not saved:
> Microsoft Excel 2.1 Worksheet
> Microsoft Excel 2.1 Macro
> Microsoft Excel 3.0 Worksheet
> Microsoft Excel 3.0 Macro
> Microsoft Excel 4.0 Worksheet
> Microsoft Excel 4.0 Macro
> Microsoft Excel 97- Excel 2003 & 5.0/95 Workbook
> Microsoft Excel 4.0 Workbook
> DBF 3 (dBASE III)
> DBF 4 (dBASE IV)
>
>
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> Robert Stokes
> President, Topographic Mapping Company
>
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>
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>
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