Subject Re: Converting .FIL to .XLS
From Ken Mayer <>
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:54:08 -0700
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 4/18/2017 7:15 AM, Eric Hill wrote:
> I am completely stupid when it comes to dBase but was told a .FIL is a dBase extension.  I have a need to convert a .FIL file to .XLS but cannot find any tool to accomplish this.  If I open in EXCEL I get nothing.
> Any help or suggestions?

Um, a .FIL is not a standard dBASE file extension. Don't know where you
got that from.

I see some info here:

Never heard of it and I've been using dBASE for many years.

According to Wikipedia:

If it is indeed from the *OLD* Application File Generator, it's just a
list of files ... not sure how or why you would need to convert it to
anything, as it would be probably meaningless these days.


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