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opening .wks files in MS Office


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Hi all,

Got some old files with a .wks extension that I'm trying to open in Word/Excel. Using Office 2003, tried MS online help but no joy. Is it possible or do I need Works to open? They were saved on an old version of Works (brought around '97).

Thanks in anticipation :whistling: .

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Is it a Lotus file or Works file?
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I'm told they were definitely Works files, they are an elderly relative files and she’s sure they are.
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Try the Batch Conversion Wizard in Word. Click File, New, Templates on My Computer, then click the Other Documents Tab. Choose Batch Conversion Wizard, then go through the wizard to "Convert from Another Format to Word". Works 6.0 and 7.0 are choices.

Please let us know how that goes.

Edited by LindaGail, 04 February 2007 - 07:47 AM.

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Thanks LindaGail, I'll let you know how it goes.

I can't get over to my relatives house for a couple of days but I'll keep you posted.

Edited by -=BigD=-, 04 February 2007 - 10:59 AM.

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Now you can automatically convert works files in word. Just open word and click on the open file. Find the .wks file and open it. It'll convert it a .doc file.
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