Opening and saving files: xBase files

To open an xBase file

Use the File > Open command and choose dBaseIII, dBaseIV, FoxPro 2.x or Clipper from the File of type list. Next, specify additional xBase file options:

Encoding Specifies the text encoding for a given xBase file: ANSI 8-bit or ISO/OEM.

xBase records marked as 'deleted' are displayed in red. To clear the 'deleted' flag in the saved file, remove/clear the font color from corresponding worksheet row.

To resize columns in the opened xBase file automatically

Select the Settings > Options > General > Auto-fit column widths in imported files option.
(See Settings)

To save an xBase file

Use the File > Save command and choose dBaseIII, dBaseIV, FoxPro 2.x or Clipper from the File of type list. Next, specify additional xBase file options:

Encoding Specifies the text encoding for a given xBase file: ANSI 8-bit or ISO/OEM.

To mark some xBase records as 'deleted' in the saved file, format the corresponding worksheet rows using a red font.

Note: After saving a document in a different format you may need to use the File > Reload command to refresh the view.

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GS-Calc *.gsc and ODF *.ods files
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Text files (*.csv, *.txt, *.tab ...)
Text *.zip archives
MySQL (*.sql) files
SQlite (*.db) files