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Unsure how to convert an ASCII file to an Excel file

Q: Unsure how to convert an ASCII file to an Excel file

Hi, I am not particularly tech savvy and I'm trying to export contacts from an outdated Customer Management program into a csv file so I can upload them into a more current program. You can only export them into an ASCII format and I have no idea how to sort it out in excel. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance.

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A: Unsure how to convert an ASCII file to an Excel file

Is this by chance a "Delimited text file"?
If so it will a comma between each entry of the contact. Each contact will be on a separate line.

This will be a plain text fine that can be opened in any plane text editor.

It may be helpful if you were to post an small file as an attachment?

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I need convert/save Excel files into the ASCII comma delimited text files. It needs to be in this format in order to upload healthcare data to the CDC (NHSN).

Thank you.

A:How to convert/save an Excel file to ASCII comma delimited text file

File - Save As. Change Save as type option at the bottom...

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This format is necessary for importing data files into HandiLedger systems.

Can anyone please give me a step-by-step explanation of how to achieve this.

A:how to convert excel data to ASCII comma delimited text file

you should be able to save as CSV - Comma Separated Value . which will produce a comma delimited file

ASCII is how a computer uses characters
so a letter
A in ASCII can be a number of different codes , depending on what the computer uses
I used to work on computers that uses octal numbers
The octal numeral system, or oct for short, is the base-8 number system, and uses the digits 0 to 7.Click to expand...

and an "A" was 101
I dont know if you are trying to change the letters and numbers into ASCII code
this maybe HEX base 16
The hexadecimal numbers are 0-9 and then use the letters A-F.Click to expand...

Here is a table of ASCII codes

if you had
cell A1 with
H and
A2 with 20

did you want to show
change the H and the 20 to an ASCII code
say HEX

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I have an Excel file which I have to convert into ASCII.

In the converted file, each record should consist of 296 characters, for e.g.,

Positions 1 - 30: Surname
Positions 31-50: First name
Positions 51: Initial
Positions 52 - 75: Address Line 1

My problem is that if the surname is less than 30 characters, it has to be padded with spaces and if it's a numeric field it has to be padded with zeros.

As I mentioned, I have an excel file. Is there any way I can format the excel file to automatically put in spaces or add zeros whichever the case may be and then I can just save the file in ASCII format? Is there any other program I could use to accomplish this task?

Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Converting Excel file to ASCII

I am sure you could do something with access to output a charachter string and pad them like you stated.

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I need to convert Excel data into ASCII comma delimited text file format. I know that if I save as csv. that the data can be pasted into Wordpad with the comma delimiter, but how do I get the quotes around the data fields?

Any help would be appreciated.


A:Converting Excel data to ASCII comma delimited text file format

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I'm using win-98, writing software in foxbase and compiling with clipper to make exe file under dos environment.

in some report, i make TEXT FILES to view reports.

I would like to export these TEXT files directly to excel, how can i do it ??


A:convert text file into excel file

If they are comma delimited files, use text-to-columns to separate the data into different columns.

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Convert Excel file to CSV file For free, If possible..

I need to do this So I am able to upload it to my webbased business,
which is run on netsuite.

Can anyone suggest a site that offers a free Exl to CSV converter
I have seen the converter run from with/in excel, that would be the best

let me know

Thank you Very much in advance.

A:Convert Excel file to CSV file (For free?)

F12 brings you into "Save as" and one of the options is for a CSV or comma separated values file format.

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i m new to this forum and have only initial knowledge of excel. I want to make prog similar to the given in screen shots attached , in which we are inputing two values and on pressing ok a message cpmes " a tfm file has been placed at c drive" . But I want to input three values . Can you help me in making this prog explaining in detail.

A:how to convert excel file into .txt file

Hi, welcome to the forum.
It is nice to look at thumbnails and screenshots but this doesn't explain at all what you want, need.
But now you expect anyone reading this to understand immediately what you need?
What kinf data is it, what do you need / want to achieve with it and not less iportan which version of Excel are you using?
The screenshot look like Excel 2003
A sample with dummy data and a clear and consice explanation makes it easier for someone wanting to help to do so.

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With Office 2010 is it possible to scan a document to your computer and then covert it to an Excel file?

A:Convert to Excel file

You need OCR (optical character recognition) software, such as ABBYY FineReader.
Wikipedia: Comparision of OCR software

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Help! I need to open a Lotus 123 file with extension 123 (x.123 not WKx) -- Thanks for your help.

A:convert to Excel a .123 file

If you know anyone with QuattroPro 9 or later (part of Corel's WordPerfect suite), they should be able to open it for you. Then they could save in xls format.

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With Office 2010 is it possible to scan a document to your computer and then covert it to an Excel file?

A:Convert to Excel File

What kind of a document? If you're talking about a Word doc with tables of data or something like that then it can probably be exported to a CSV file which can then be imported into Excel.

We would really need to know more about what doc and type of info you are wanting to convert to Excel.

After reading your post again, I think maybe you are talking about a paper document that you want to scan. This would require OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software that could convert the image into a text file. Once you have a text file, then there are ways to import the text it into Excel.

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We used to be able to open excel files in access, however now the extension type .xls is not available in the file extension box under open. It wont let me drag and drop excel docs into access either. i get the impression that i need to use the odbc function under control panel but i cant seem to get any joy, has ne1 got any pointers??

A:Convert excel 97 file to access 97

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Can someone please tell me how I can convert this link to an excel file so I can sort by different columns?


A:How do I convert a ftp link to an excel file?

If you are trying to open the document using Excel then this can help you

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I've a question with Excel and appreciate all help given.


How do I convert an 100-row Excel 2003 Worksheet ( see attached Sample1.xls) to a text file where each column is separated by a new line (see attached Sample2.txt) ?

Thanks for your reply!

A:Convert excel to text file

I can't think of a simple single step solution but this two step process should do the trick ...

Save the Excel file as a "Text (Tab delimited) (*.txt)" file.

Open the text file in MS-Word (or other editor that allows find and replace of special characters in an entire document).

Find and replace all of the Tabs with Line Breaks.

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Hi there! Can anyone direct me to a way to convert HTML files to Excel or CSV, freeware o ron-line? Please!

Here's a short example of the files' contents

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>


+<Sample Number="0">

-<Sample Number="1">

<Time>20/03/2014 11:02:42</Time>





-<Sample Number="2">

<Time>20/03/2014 11:03:42</Time>





-<Sample Number="3">

<Time>20/03/2014 11:04:42</Time>





-<Sample Number="4">

<Time>20/03/2014 11:05:42</Time>




A:Convert HTML file to Excel or CSV

On my machine all that's required is to rename a copy of the .html file with the .csv extension.

I say a "copy" so that you're not changing the properties of the original file!

Default software for reading html files on my machine is Cyberfox 64 bit.

Default software for reading csv files on my machine is SoftMaker FreeOffice (Planmaker)

I have other browsers and office suites that can handle the same files!

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I need to convert a Lotus file received by email to an Excel or Quattro file please. I have tried to open it in these two programs without success.

A:Convert Lotus 1-2-3 file to Excel or Quattro

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I have looked all the software in the online market but I have not seen an effective solution to do this conversion. Actually I really want to convert MBOX file to Excel file format because sometimes I need to view the whole MBOX data at a time in a single Excel Sheet. So, is there any complete solution available which help me out to convert MBOX file to Excel format without any error.

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Hi Guys,

I need a help with excel macro's.

I have a excel file with a set of hyperlink(to open a XML file). I need the data's in all the hyperlink (.XML file) in an excel format.
Could you please help me out? Is this possible to do with VBA macro?

Please advice.

Thank You

A:VBA Code to open a XML Hyperlink and convert to Excel file

I'm a little confused can you post your xl sheet?

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Hello All,

I have an excel sheet which I want it to be converted to CSV and move that data from CSv to oracle databse. I have a Vbscript that converts excel to CSV but the way in which my excel sheet is formatted it is not coming up properly. There are some cells which I dont require and want them to be skipped and only the headings and their respective data should be coming up onto the CSV file. I am attaching the excel sheet and also the screenshots of that excel sheet showing the cells and the text needed to be skipped (highlighted in a red box). Please help me with this to have the CSV file by skipping these data and then load that data to oracle database in two tables where in one table will have data from some rows in CSV and another table will have a row of data from that CSV file.

Here is the VBscript that I have been using.

[COLOR=#2B91AF]WorkingDir[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000]=[/COLOR][COLOR=#800000]"C:\Users\vijaywp\Desktop"[/COLOR][COLOR=#2B91AF]Extension[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000]=[/COLOR][COLOR=#800000]".XLS"[/COLOR][COLOR=#2B91AF]Dim[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000] fso[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000],[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000] myFolder[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000],[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000] fileColl[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000],[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000] aFile[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000],[/COLOR][COLOR=#2B91AF]FileName[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000],[/COLOR][COLOR=#2B91AF]SaveName[/COLOR][COLOR=#2B91AF]Dim[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000] objExcel[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000],[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000]objWork... Read more

A:To convert an Excel file to CSV and then move that data from CSV to oracle database.

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Hi ..
I have a good quality of .png format image files of a nicely laid out table image. I used .png because of the higher, to me, image quality.
Wearing out Bing/Google searches has given me many suggestions of online converts to free/trial applications with all very inconsistent quality results, i.e.: not worth the effort .  I tested converting the .png to .pdf image and .jpg image files to accommodate testing a wider breadth of programs with same inconsistent, i.e.: useless results.  I have some 80-120 image files I'd like to convert.
Cost is always a consideration, but I did not go into this without thinking I might need to purchase a converter/OCR to .xlsx package. I cannot seem to find one that says it works. I DO except the ability to trial/test anything before purchase.
Ideas? Suggestions?
Thank you in advance for your consideration.
Let me know.

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I have a group of files I created in Microsoft Works 3.0 ( word processing and spreadsheets.) I have the original files on Floppy Disc, Scan Disc, and on my Hard Drive. I have tried coverters, and the best results I have received are partial, or full text with symbols. Nothing with the original documents creation form and font style. I have been told that the only true way to see these files in their original form is to run the files through Works 3.0 with Windows 3.0 with MS DOS. ( before Windows had its own operating system. )
Is anyone out here running Microsoft Works 3.0, with Windows 3.0, on top of a MS DOS operating system. These files should open in their original form, and then are able to be save in DOC. format. All helps are Welcome!

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Hello - I want to take wav files off an SD card and convert them for use on any CD player. I have been told to convert wav files to pcm files which come under the umbrella of "redbook files" - all confusing and still can't do it. I have Nero 7 and do not know how to go about this. I transfer the files from an SD memory card to the Vista PC and know that I cannot just drag them and hope they'll convert. Any ideas? Thanks!

A:convert SD card wav file to file playable by any CD player

If you have Nero, all you should have to do is burn an Audio CD and add the WAV file to the compilation. No converting by you needed.

Open Nero StartSmart, select "Make Audio CD" from the Audio tasks, click Add and browse to where you have the WAV file and Add it to the compilation, close the Add window and you shoudl that the audio file has been added. Click Next, give the CD a title and click Burn.

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I have a sound file in Palm PDB format created in the Palm Voice Memo program. I moved it from the Palm device to the Windows desktop PC. Problem is I cannot find any way to convert this to any format readable by the Windows system.

I moved the file from the Palm's internal memory to its SD card because the Palm Voice Memo application would not allow it to be copied to the SD card so now it is no longer in the Palm's internal memory, neither can it be put back into the Palm's internal memory in any way that the Voice Memo program can recognize it.

If I could get it back into the Palm's Voice Memo program, I could at least play it; but, it is more desirable to just convert it from PDB to WAV or MP3 or any other Windows format.

I've been working on this problem off and on for several weeks and have no solution. I would even be willing to pay someone to do it for me if anyone can.

A:Convert a Palm PDB file to a Windows-readable file

After weeks of off-and-on trying, I finally used a combination of words in Google that got me to a solution and I'm posting it here in the event someone else might need to do the same thing:

How to Convert PDB to MP3

Programs needed:
Clie Picture Converter
Mobile Media Converter
Both are freeware programs downloadable from the internet.

Go to your Palm data folder on your PC. Something like
C:\Program Files\Palm\[user-name]\Backup

You'll find files like [xxxxxxxxxxxx]_Vpad.pdb

These are the VoicePad files.

Copy the files you need to a temporary folder

Open Clie Picture Converter, and drag the files from the temporary folder to the Clie Picture Converter window.

New files with .JPG extension will appear in the temporary folder.

Rename these *.JPG files to *.AMR files.

use Mobile Media Converter to convert the .AMR files to .MP3 files.

This is what worked for me.

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Hello everyone,

Thanks for taking time to read my thread; I was wondering how I can convert a wav file into mp3 and also can I can convert an mp3 file into a media that I can play on Windows Media Player or Realtime or into any other format? Thanks in advance for your help.


A:Solved: Can I convert mp3 file into windows media file?

You'd only want to convert a wav to any format you want to use. Going from a lossy format (such as mp3) to say wmv (another lossy format) you will lose signal degredation, and end up with a audio file you wouldn't like. Most any old audio editing programs should allow you to save in .mp3/.wmv etc.

Might look at http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

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My son plays basketball for an out-of-town college and I can download the radio broadcast games from the audio streaming over the internet into asf files using software called WM Recorder and WM VCR. The broadcasts can be as long as 3 hours and the asf file for a single game can be over 120mg. I want to burn this file onto a regular CD that I can listen to on a normal CD player such as a CD player in a car. I used software called Riverpast Audio Converter to convert the asf file to a wav file but neither the asf or wav files work in my CD player. I can playback either file (asf or wav) through Windows Media Player on my computer and they work fine. How can I listen to these downloaded broadcasts on a normal CD player? (I understand that I may have to split the file as I was told that a normal CD can only play back up to 80 minutes of audio).

A:Convert ASF file to a file that be read on a normal CD player

fow3 said:

I used software called Riverpast Audio Converter to convert the asf file to a wav file but neither the asf or wav files work in my CD player.Click to expand...

Your half way there with the wav file. Now burn it to a CD in CDA (CD audio), Nero or a freeware burner program will do that for you.

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Hi there,
New to the forum but have been lurking for a while. I've just recently downloaded the Embird trial version and have been trying to figure out how to convert my logo which is currently a .png file, into a .dst file. The thing is, I have white writing on a black background so I've been banging my head trying to figure out how to select only the white writing in order to have that stitched rather than everything.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have attached the .png file for refernce

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I have been using this same Excel file for many years. I viewed on my new home laptop 2 days ago, using a 2010 Excel Version. It was created on 2007.

I opened it on my work computer, version 2003, and now get the above error message on both machines. The file can no longer be opened.

I have tried emailing it, still won't open.

I have chenged the file type to both .xls and .xlxs neither open.

I downloaded the program on the home page of this site, and it said no file issues, no known problems for this file.

When I click Open File, it still shows where I had the file opened (the file name in lighter gray font - but cannot open.) The original file is in black, and I can open. But, get that message.

I also tried to open and fix - and I tried both options, with formulas, and without formulas, and all it opened was foreign characters.

Any other suggestions? Or is this file gone? Unfortunately, my most recent back up is 3-4 months old...

Thank you for your help,

A:Excel File now says File Format or File Extension is not valid...

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Every now and then, when I try opening an Excel file, I get a message saying that "Excel cannot open the file 'file.xlsx' because the file format or the file extension is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the file.

A:Excel cannot open the file 'file.xlsx' because the file format

Older versions of Microsoft Office can't open the newer office formats,try updating and installing Microsofts file format converters. http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=3

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I wish to simply search an entire (albeit small) .cap file for an ASCII string, using Network Monitor. I'm certain the string exists, as I've found it using a hex editor, but I would like to identify  and view the contents of the exact frame(s).
The only similar reference I was able to find online was one that provided some instruction on using the "Contains" plug-in to search strings (e.g.
Contains(property.Description, "error") ) but I'm looking for something much simpler - more "macro".
I apologize in advance if the answer is already contained on this site. I was unable to find the answer via my search.
Thanks in Advance,

A:Simple ASCII String Search of Capture File

Hi Russ,

Sorry for the delayed response with the holidays.  Your best bet is probably the SimpleSearch Expert:
Thanks,Michael Hawker | Program Manager | Network Monitor

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Hi there,

I am trying to use SQL.REQUEST to pull data from one excel file (a master data file) to another one, and I can't get it to work. I think I don't have the correct connection string specified.

I'm using Excel 2002 on Windows 2000.

The task is, I need to build dynamic queries based on other cells in the "output" spreadsheet, such as, get a count of all records in the master file where the date field is equal to [cell reference] and the ID field is equal to [another cell reference] and a third field is equal to [third cell reference]...
So that, if the values in those referenced cells change, the records that match (and get counted up) will be different.
Also, there will be at least 10 different queries (I do a sum on a field that is a time duration, an average on that same field in another, etc) in different places on the spreadsheet.

I was able to get a simple query to work in Microsoft Query if I used static values, ie, I typed them directly into the criteria... however, these need to by dynamic so that when the same spreadsheet (a report template) is "saved-as" and new values for the criteria are input, the queries don't have to be re-created.

So, using MS Query, I can connect to the master data file and get the correct result... but I believe what I really need to use is SQL.REQUEST, so I downloaded the ODBC add-in and installed that.
I just can't seem to figure out what my connection string argument needs to be.
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A:Solved: sql request in excel file, to another excel file - connection string?

Nevermind folks - I googled +excel +"connection string" for probably the 20th time in 4 days... I usually investigate all result about 7 pages deep before giving up, and this morning, all of a sudden a new result popped up right at the top:

at about the same time, my boyfriend finally took a look at it, and he came up with this result: http://www.devlist.com/ConnectionStringsPage.aspx

I used the syntax in this example
Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=C:\MyExcel.xls;Extended Properties="Excel 8.0;HDR=Yes;IMEX=1";
(I almost got up and danced, I was so happy)

Just thought I'd come back and post the solution, in case anyone else ends up finding this thread in the same position I was in.

Now how do I mark this thing solved?

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how do you convert an image file into jpg file?thank you.

A:Solved: convert image file into jpg file

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Hey there! Was wondering if anyone could help me out with converting a jpeg to a dst file. Trying to get a logo on a hat. Thought I'll ask here. Thanks!

A:How to convert a jpeg file to a dst file for embroidery

Hi pegs1731, and welcome to TSG.

Due to copyright concerns, members are no longer allowed to make DST files for other members.


There may be free programs that will allow you to manually digitize your jpeg file to create a DST file. More automatic programs may be available, but they are not cheap.


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I want to convert a PDF or Picture file to OVL (overlay file). Will sombody tell me the solution.


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I downloaded xvid, but I don't really know how to use it.
Is there a program out there that is good at converting .mov to .mp4?

A:How do I convert .mov file to .mp4 file with good quality?

Try WinAVI MP4 Video Converter.

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i have read my manual. it seems that i have to use a cd compact disc digital video, which i assume i can easily purchase.

hi. i have a sony camcorder. i copied the contents of the video camcorder onto my computer. my computer automatically saves it as a combination of .modd files and mpeg move files.

now, i want to burn a cd so that i can put that cd into my toshiba dvd player attached to my computer. i want to ultimately view and hear the contents ot my sony camcorder onto tv.

my toshiba dvd player says that it will play mp3/jpeg/divX/avi files on a cd compact disc digital video.

how do i do this? i have been using nero, which is not one of the above files. the result is that i can see the video on the dvd player, but i can not hear it. i have also been using only a cd compact disc recordable.

is it that the cd compact disc recordable is not the same as a cd compact disc digital video? or is it because the nero file is not a divX or avi file?

if i have to do this correctly, what do i do? what is the difference between the two cd types? i am going to buy the video one today. but once i have that, what kind of encoding softward do i need? i dont want to buy it, as this is a two time event only.

i saw that there are free downloads on cnet. i also tried the windows media encoder, but that does not make divX or avi files

can you please guide me, step by step, beginner steps/language, on what to do???

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A:how to convert mpeg file to .divX or .avi file

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I want to attach a zip file (which contains .exe files ) in Gmail.

But Gmail can't attach .exe files.

How to convert the zip file to jpg using command prompt

You can suggest me another way also

A:How to convert a .jpg file in to zip file and vice versa?

Have you tried just renaming the file and giving it another extension, like TXT and telling the receiver to change it from TXT to EXE?

And, how did a JPG get into this equation?

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Sorry if this is in the wrong place but I didn't know where to put it and seeing how the info needed is for a networking course I take I figured I had a chnace of a reply here.

Can someone please remind me how to convert a ascii string eg "hello" into hexadeciaml? I had to do it last year but for the life of me can't remeber I think you convert ascii to binary then binary to hex?

Can someone tell me or show me a site with step by step instructions for this because all I can find is ascii tables which won't help coz can't take them into lesson or online ascii to hex translators which don't help coz they not teaching me how its done.

Any help at all will be great!

A:How to convert ascii to Hex (not using a tool that does it for you!)

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I have a client with a PS2/55 with a broken disk drive. When you put a disk in, general failure. If you put strong preassure on the disk drive from below, you get bad sector 0.. I need to transfer a lot of Word Perfect files from this machine to disk, or another medium so I can import them to the clients new machine. Optimally, I would like to be able to attach a parallel cable to from the printer port on the PS/2 DOS 5.0 machine to a windows XP laptop and transer the files using the DOS print command, or some other DOS command or > pipes or whatever and capture them with some sort of software on the windows XP machine. I can't get any sort of transfer software on the DOS box cuz the drive is broken.. Please help!

A:I need software to capture output from a paralell port into a binary file. Or ASCII

Look for Laplink or similar. It uses a parallel cable (special data transfer type) to connect 2 PC's together for file transfer


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My customers send me data in .XLS and .MDB formatted files. Spreadsheet data always consists of a single tab. Access .MDB data always consists of less than 100 fields. All the fields are numbers, text, or dates.

My computer runs Linux. I code in Perl 5.8.8. OS is Linux (Centos 2.6.18-128.7.1.el5, but what I code typically runs anywhere Red Hat, SUSE, or other major distros.)

I am looking for a free (or very cheap) utility that will convert the data to tab-delimited ASCII files.

The solution MUST be able to be called from Linux shell scripts so a command line interface would be ideal. An interactive GUI application will NOT work for me.

A:Need to convert .XLS, and .MDB data to ASCII in Linux/Perl

Try with using AscTotab utility it help to convert XLS and MDB data to ASCLL in LinuxPeral

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I have a Pdf file. I want to copy all those things. So, when i tried to Convert it to Doc file. It require Password.So, it's a encrypted file. How can remove that Password or How to Decrypt that Pdf file??? If anyone found the Solution Please post Here.
I tried Many Pdf Password recovery softwares. But it takes too long time. it's not suitable one to recover the password.

A:How to Convert a encrypted pdf file to Doc file

Let me see if I understand...
You are asking for help to "crack" a password, on someone else's intellectual property?

Techspot does not support warez / cracks / piracy / illegal use of software.
This is, very probably, the only reply you will receive.

OTOH... Adobe's reader does allow you (in most cases) to select text, copy and paste...
The password is there to prevent you from modifying the original document.

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Today I bought a movie from Itunes. But it's a m4v file and my tv doesn't accept this file.. so i need to convert it.
I usually use freemake video converter but this one does not support m4v files..
http://www.convertfiles.com/ does not work because the file is too big
Can someone please help me? I've been searching for an answer for hours...

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Is there a piece of software that can convert a gif file to an Icon File? How do I convert a gif file to a icon file? John

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Today I bought a movie from Itunes. But it's a m4v file and my tv doesn't accept this file.. so i need to convert it.
I usually use freemake video converter but this one does not support m4v files..
http://www.convertfiles.com/ does not work because the file is too big
Can someone please help me? I've been searching for an answer for hours...

A:How to convert m4v file to avi/mp4 file for Free?

Unlike other common video formats, the M4V videos from iTunes Store can only be played on iTunes or Apple devices such as iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. That's because iTunes M4V videos are protected by Fairplay DRM.
 If you have DRM-free M4V files, you can directly to change the extension from .m4v to .mp4. 

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My sister posted a .docx file on a site for the rest of us to see. None of us have Word 2007 and could not open this. I then downloaded a converter from the Microsoft website and was able to open the file. However, there was supposed to be a decorative border around it and a message came up telling me it could not show the border and wanted me to put in a cd with Front Page on it. I do not have that and my sis says she did not use front page to make the border. Does anyone have an idea how I can view the border? Also, is it possible for her to save this file as a regular .doc so we can all see it?

Thank you in adviance

A:Convert docx file to doc file

Your sister can save the file as .doc in Word 2007 easily. Tell her to use 'Save as' and choose to save as Word 97-2003 document from the list.

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Hi All,

I have converted one USB DRIVE as CDROM.But the file system is FAT,i want to format it as CDFS filesystem.please help me to convert

Please suggest me to solve this issue in vista.Is there any software tool to convert FAT to CDFS.

Thanks and Regards,

System Analyst.

A:convert FAT file to CDFS file

Hello, welcome tho TSF

There is a utility at the end of this post that might help you

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I have several .bss files created with early Dos versions of PC-File. I have a PC_file Version 8 but FConvert will not open the .bss files. How can I view these .bss files?

A:Solved: How to convert PC-File .bss file to .dbf

If it is a proprietary format, you need to use the program that created them. If they are a standard format with a different file ending, you would need to find out what that ending is. But for starters, just in case it is a text file, or at least readable as text, try a text editor.

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