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DataEase 7.2 and Excel Export





DataEase 7.2 and Excel Export

One of the news in DataEase 7.0 was export to Excel. For some reason this was implemented in a completely different way than all other exports in DFW, and if it ever worked it does not any more.


We have had some problems understanding exactly what the goal was with this implementation. We have a feeling that as with so many of the other new features in 7.0, the target was a combination of functionalities that do not go well together.


1. If the goal is to export raw data to Excel for further manipulation, the best way to do it is simply to use the standard export facility in DFW and export it as a standard CSV file. CSV file is defined as an Excel file type and can be opend directly in Excel without any help of an import wizard.


To export to a CSV file from DFW simply chose the Export dialog from the File menu (Runtime) and type in a Export File Name with the extension .CSV ex. data.CSV


Then select Comma(,) as field separator and you are ready.


2. For those that liked the Original 7.0 Export to Excel functionality we have located a tool that does this much better and that one can access as a printer driver, and export to from both form, report and DQL.


The tool is Print2Excel.

Go to to download a sample or buy the full version.


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