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From: "George R. Stilwell, Jr." <GRSJr at WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
Subject: Re: Perhaps I can help
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I found a way to convert it to Excel and sent it to him. But, it
was]returned because he won't accept files that large.

What can I tell you.

Thanks anyway.


At 09:58 AM 3/16/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>Hello, Ray.
>I haven't been monitoring this closely, but I do have a
>late-model Excel and I also have Acrobat. Where is this
>troublesome file? Perhaps I could pick it up and send it to Jim
>as a .pdf.
>Paige Woodward
>paige at
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "George R. Stilwell, Jr." <GRSJr at WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
>Sent: Saturday, March 16, 2002 7:35 AM
>Subject: Re: "J.E. Shields" <jshields104 at INSIGHTBB.COM>: Re:
>Collections file WHOHASIT.WK4
>> Jim,
>> 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 rotated
>> 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
>> 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 received
>> when you joined AEG.
>> Ray

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