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From: "George R. Stilwell, Jr." <GRSJr at WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
Subject: Re: "J.E. Shields" <jshields104 at INSIGHTBB.COM>: Re: Collect=
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At 10:10 AM 3/16/2002 EST, you wrote:

>I understand.  My two versions of Excel, 97 and 2000, both refused to
>recognize the file format of your *.WK4 files.
>I assume you have multiple tables or sheets in the files, related to one
>another somehow?

Not at all!

>Perhaps extracting each table individually into a WK1
>file would work.

You've got to be kidding. That'd be over a hundred files.

It's not a matter of formulae or spread sheets. There's only one sheet.
It's a matter of squeezing it all into a reasonable
number of printed pages. To do this, the columns are headed with members
names in vertical lettering. This requires the use of text boxes and rota=ted
text - all not available in .WK1 or .WK3 files.

If I convert it to a .WK1 file, all meaning for the columns is lost. Thus
you'd know what species are in collections, but not who the collector is.

I can't believe that an up-to-date Excel program can't open a .WK4 file
unless it's for the same reason - Excel may not support drawing and text
boxes. They're certainly very useful. I pity the poor Micro$oft slaves.

Anyway, in theory the table can be converted to .PDF form, but I do not
have Acrobat (except for the reader) and it costs too much to buy it.
I can mail you another printed copy if you can't find the one you receive=d
when you joined AEG.


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