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How to import Quatro-pro

asked 2018-12-08 19:46:25 +0100

ealthuis gravatar image

I have a number of older QP files I would like to convert to LO. my QP license expired when I started using LO

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You don't say what you have already tried. I tried to open a .qpw file with Calc and got garbage which I could not rectify.

Then I tried to simply copy the data (no charts) from QuattroPro using Copy Cells and this worked alright using Paste Special -> Unformatted Text into Calc. But then you will have to apply formatting to the affected cells and to reconstruct all your formulas and charts. It seems tedious but do-able. There might be a better way.

ve3oat gravatar imageve3oat ( 2018-12-08 23:08:10 +0100 )edit

"my QP license expired ... "

Is this what your question is really about? How to access your QuattroPro data using LibreOffice after the QP licence has expired?

ve3oat gravatar imageve3oat ( 2018-12-10 15:54:26 +0100 )edit

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answered 2018-12-10 18:35:12 +0100

erAck gravatar image

AFAIK only the old .wb1 .wb2 .qp1 .qp2 spreadsheet file formats are supported. Try to open the files from within Calc. If they open then save as .ods files. If they don't open or don't open as expected then probably the file format version is not supported. All this should be independent of whether your QuattroPro license is expired or not.

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