saving semicolon-delimited files

Version: 2008
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Processor: Intel

Is Excel able to save files as semicolon-delimited?
12/8/2009 1:45:49 AM 1146 articles. 0 followers. Follow

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In article <59bae6aa.-1@webcrossing.JaKIaxP2ac0>, wrote:

> Version: 2008
> Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
> Processor: Intel
> Is Excel able to save files as semicolon-delimited?

Whatever app it is that wants semicolon-delim files:  delete it and get 
something which conforms to universal standards.

Team EM to the rescue!
12/8/2009 10:44:51 PM wrote:
> Version: 2008 Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Processor: Intel
> Is Excel able to save files as semicolon-delimited?

Excel 2008 can save tab or comma delimited format. There's a whole bunch 
of other formats including .dif you will find in the Format pop-up of 
the Save-As dialog box.

Most programs that open delimited files can open a variety of different 
formats. If worse comes to worst, save in comma or tab delimited format, 
then try opening the resulting file in Word. Use Find and Replace and 
replace the delimiter with a semicolon and save the file as text only. 
No guarantees, but it should work.


Jim Gordon
Co-author of Office 2008 for Mac All-in-One For Dummies
12/10/2009 3:07:38 AM

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