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I think we can just forget the whole thing.


At 04:35 PM 3/16/02 +0100, you wrote:
>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 o=ne
> >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 rot=ated
>text - all not available in .WK1 or .WK3 files.
>If I convert it to a .WK1 file, all meaning for the columns is lost. Thu=s
>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 receiv=ed
>when you joined AEG.

Jim Shields             USDA Zone 5             Shields Gardens, Ltd.
P.O. Box 92              WWW:
Westfield, Indiana 46074, USA                   Tel. +1-317-896-3925

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