[oclug]Coverting dBaseIV Files
howardk at zed.net
Fri Jan 24 14:05:19 EST 2003
The dBase file system is .dbf for the data file, .dbt for the text file
(re: memo fields) and .idx for the index file. I'm not sure if dBase would
open the .dta files.
Somehow I recall that an earlier version of StarOffice had the ability to
open dBase files.
At 01:48 PM 1/24/03 -0500, you wrote:
>IIRC, dBASE IV used .dbf and .idx for the databse and index files
>On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Brian Barber wrote:
>> I was sent a bunch of old files this morning by a colleague who can't
>> remember what software was used to create them. There are six pairs of
>> files that share the same "first name" and the extensions .ind
>> and .dta. (e.g. file1.ind, file1.dta, file2.ind, file2.dta, ...
>> file6.dta) To the best of my recollection and from looking at them in
>> a test editor, they are dBase IV files. If I'm wrong, please steer me
>> right... gently. :)
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