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i am using microsoft office xp and have some quattro pro files i would like
to convert to excel. but have not bin able to find away

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Where do I find a converter in Microsoft Office XP Professional to convert
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At present I am using a workaround, by first saving as a Lotus 1-2-3 file in
Quattro Pro and then opening this in Excel.

Hey, this is my first post, so bear with me. My office has Excel on some computers, and Quattro Pro on others. I am having difficulty with this because I designed a macro in Excel, but I cannot figure out how to get it to run in Quattro Pro. Does anyone know if this is possible or where I might be able to look to find out how this can be done?

Someone has sent me some Quattro Pro 7.0 files that I need to open up. When
I had Excel 2000 before, it was as simple as downloading a converter and the
files opened up in Excel. However, for Excel 2003, I cannot find a converter
anywhere on the web site. Can someone point me to a converter or how I can
convert into Excel 2003 from Quattro. I have already tried the "Office
Conversion Pack" that the downloads site seems to direct me to.


Help, I have a bunch of files that are Quattro and they weren't saved AS into
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Hi Everyone,

I have been switched from Corel Quattro Pro 8 to Excel because of 04 main reasons (1) domination of MS Office (2) Found (3) Excel 2007 can now handle the nesting leaves created in 10 year old version of Quattro Pro and finally (4) downloaded the Mr. Excel's Book "Learn Excel 97 to 2007".
Quattro has a capability to load xls files of ver. 5-7 as well as converts its QB3 format to xls.
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Can anyone tell me if MS Office 2003 Pro's Excell can convert Corel Word
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Hi all,

On one computer I run MS Excel 2003 and Windows XP Professional.
On a new, recently bought computer I run Quattro Pro X3 and Windows Vista home premium.

So I've copied some sheets to the new computer and opened them with Quattro Pro.
Sometimes it returned the message "Quattro Pro loader discovered a problem" or something like this.
Sometimes it actually did open the file.

Since today Quattro Pro gives a runtime error immediately when started up, and shuts down.

Does this have anything to do with opening sheets from another version?

I have a Quattro Pro 7 file on a disk. I no longer have the Quattro Pro 7
program. I want to open the file in Excel 2003. It says it is not a valid

Does anyone know of a converter that I can use to convert my Quattro Pro v8 files to Excel 2002.


Is there any easy way to convert a .qpw (quattro pro) file to .xls? I
created a quattro pro file on my mother's machine to help me manage her
finances after my dad's death and after sending the file to my machine find
I can't convert. Any ideas? Thanks for the help.
BTW, I'm running Excel 97.

I have downloaded the Office Converter Pack per instructions and can still
not open a Quattro Pro for Windows 5.0 file. The help menu says it should be
converted. What next?

Excel Help saysFile Converter for Quattro Pro 5.0 files on download site.
Cannot find it! Thanks!

I am converting quattro pro over to excel spreadsheets and have run across formulas that I would like to find out it's Excel equivalent.



Any help in converting these formulas from Quattro Pro to Excel will be much appreciated.

hi Excel Gurus,

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I have an old file in Quattro and I now need to review it. I no longer have
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Hi... newbie here. Looks like a very nice forum.

have not used Excel very much having used Quattro as my primary spreadsheet. I periodically have to compile a spreadsheet from several hundred comma delimited ASCII text in a single directory. I have a Quattro sheet with a macro that does this; however I did not author the macro. I do know that it uses a kludge written by Corel to enable it to work in our version (9) of Quattro due to some change made in Quattro from version 8 involving parsing. I think I can follow how it works and the key seems to be the following line of code:

{GetDirectoryContents FileList,"D:\MyFiles\Form 4 Text Files\*.txt"} where "FileList" is a named range.

This generates a list of filenames. The macro then imports the first file, parses the data into columns, drops a line and then does the same thing for the next file until all the text files have been imported.

My problem is that I would like to do the same thing with a similar group of files, differing only in that they have one additional field of data and that they are saved in .CSV rather than pure .TXT format. But the .CSV files stop the macro in its tracks after the first file is imported. The same thing happens if I rename the files .TXT. I think the only difference bewteen the two formats is an additional period on the end of file marker, visible only in a hex editor. Oddly enough, when Quattro extracts data to a comma delimited text file, it saves it as a .CSV file.

I think I could get get Excel to do this if I could generate the list of file names. But I've searched Excel's help files and could not find anything that imports filenames from a source directory or anything like that. (My long departed departed friend Lotus 3.1 had a menu command to do so)

I tried using the above line of code in Excel and it does nothing. I don't know where it came from as I can't find anything about it in the Quattro documentation that I have.

This seems to be a pretty simple issue but its got me flummoxed. If anyone has some thoughts how I could accomplish this in Excel it would be greatly appreciated.

Why should MS Excel daily user switch from Excel 2003 to 2007 (or 2010)?
I'm considering to change from XP to W7 64 bit.

I've been a keen friend of Excel since version 95 and Quattro Pro prior to it. I have created some business applications and databases with some macros for daily personal usage. I have bought DigiDB lisence for Excel 2003.
I keep Excel 2003 running 24x7 on my workstation. Same to Outlook 2003 from Office packet but normally I don't use any other Office components..
I run XP Pro as it's still a flawless environment but likey XP is coming to end due to decreasing support from MS and advanced HDD formatting standard.
So there is no other way but sooner or later to switch to Windows 7 and 64 bit to achieve better photo handling capabilities.
But what about MS Office 2003?
I have searched the web but couldn't find any replies to the question why should I one from Office 2003 Pro to Office 2007 or 2010. More rows and more columns isn't a reason to me.
Any suggestions, should one go to Win 7 64 bit and still keep Office 2003 32 bit?

If I want to convert Excel 97-2003 files to Excel's 2007 format to take advantage of the extra rows and columns, I tried saving the files to the new xlsx format, but this does not work.

Then I read about an Office "Convert" capability in Chapter 5 of MrExcel's "Miracles" eBook. However, when I click on the Office Button I do not see any "Convert" option.

Then I did a search and found a utility called the Office Converter Pack and doenloaded it from but after installing it I could not find any existence of a program called "Office Converter" in Start> Programs, and I do not see any difference in the Office Button selections.

Can someone shed light on how to do what I'm want to do... to in essence "upgrade" 97-2003 file formats to enable them to make use of the new 2007 feature set. I suppose copying and pasting all sheets to new 2007 workbooks would work, but that seems like a very ineffiecient method.

I've developed a windows application which creates an excel file. The
application functions fine on an XP machine running Office 2003. However, it
blows out when it's ran on an XP machine running Office 2007. I've updated
the interop reference to the new interop. I've realized that if I run the
executable as the administrator, it functions correctly, but it will not run
under any other account, even if the other account has admin rights.
Below is a snippet of the code. The add method is where the problem occurs.

Dim xlApp As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Application
Dim xlWb As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook
Dim xlWs As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Worksheet
xlApp = New Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Application
xlWb = xlApp.Workbooks.Add

Can anyone help?

When I double click an Excel document it opens properly.
BUT, a second blank Excel (without a file/document) opens behind it.

This just started recently.
This even occurs in Safe Mode.
I've repaired, uninstalled and reinstalled.
I've tried both Office 2007 and 2010 with the same results.

The following were empty:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\STARTUP
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\XLSTART
And I've tried:
Start > Search programs and files type the following: winword /r

Using Win 7 Pro

Mike C
PS: Now word has started doing the same thing

Cells in Quattro Pro containing a formula display a mark in the lower
left-hand corner. Holding the cursor over that mark causes a pop-up to
reveal the formula. (They are called formula markers.)

I thought Excel had a similar feature but, if it does, I haven't found
the way to turn it on.

Does it?

I've been trying to find a W-2 Form in excel, but haven't been able to locate one. Does anyone out there have one? I came across a W-2 Form on the Microsoft Office Online Templates, but it is in Excel 2007 and I have Excel 2003. The web site gives a way to download the template, but I was unable to extract it. Can anyone help??? Here's a link to the Microsoft Office Online Templates if someone could download it and forward it to "" I would greatly appreciate you help.

Best regards,