Subject Re: Converting .FIL to .XLS
From Eric Hill <>
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:30:29 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Thanks for your input.  I'll pass it along!

Ken Mayer Wrote:

> On 4/18/2017 8:41 AM, Eric Hill wrote:
> > This company is using a DOS version of dBase it seems.  Back from the dark ages.  They want to get this .fil into a spreadsheet so they can then import it to Access or something else.  Maybe they are out of luck.  The article you linked does say "This file extension was developed for earlier versions of dBase."  This is definitely an earlier version of dBase.  :-)
> >
> > Thanks for the links!!!!!
> Sure. You could try reading it with a file object:
> f = new file()
> And so on. Read the docs (help, etc., and there is info in the
> Knowledgebase on the dBASE site, and in The dBASE Book).
> Ken
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