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Fri
29
Jan
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How to: Convert Quattro Pro files (and more) to Excel Format

Infopackets Reader Howard R. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have some really old family Quattro Pro spreadsheets from 1994-98. I would like to be able to view these spreadsheets on my Windows 10 system, and if possible, convert the Quattro Pro files to ... Excel files. The Quattro Pro files are using the .WB1 file extension. While the current version of Open Office can read .WB2 files, it won't read these .WB1 files. Do you know of a program that can read and convert the .WB1 files to Excel? I look forward to hearing from you. " My response: After researching Howard's question, I suggested he try ... (view more)

Fri
10
Apr
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Best way to Convert DOC to PDF?

Infopackets Reader Mike T. writes: " Dear Dennis, I am trying to convert a DOC to PDF (a portable document format file), and have downloaded a number of freeware DOC to PDF converters, but they don't seem to work properly. Either the PDF document ... format is messed up, or the program interface is far too complex or extremely outdated. Can you recommend a freeware DOC to PDF program for me to use? " My response: Out of curiosity, I did some searching online for various freeware PDF creator / freeware PDF converters, but came up empty handed as you did. Many of the programs I found simply didn't ... (view more)

Tue
25
Nov
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'Reg From App', and 'Convert Pdf Document To Word'

Reg From App RegFromApp monitors the registry changes made by applications and creates a standard RegEdit registration file (.reg) that contains all of the registry changes made. You can use the generated .reg file to import these changes with ... RegEdit when desired. http://www.nirsoft.net Convert Pdf Document To Word Just as it sounds, this useful online utility allows users to convert .pdf files/documents viewed by Adobe Acrobat into Microsoft Word documents. You'll find a very simple interface that quickly and easily converts your file. http://convertpdftoword.net Today's fresh software ... (view more)

Sat
15
Nov
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Movie Shrink and Burn 3 Review

Update 2013/01/21: We are absolutely delighted to announce that Ashampoo has agreed to reinstate a generous 35% discount for Ashampoo Movie Shrink and Burn 3 for all Infopackets Readers. This fabulous program not only shrinks and converts video ... files to another format, it also allows you to make your own custom DVDs. Makes a great gift and also great for archiving video permanently. Be sure to snap up this fine offer! But hurry - the 35% discount is a time-limited offer and expires Feb 11, 2013! Full 30 day money back guarantee is offered. The full review of Ashampoo Movie Shrink and Burn 3 ... (view more)

Wed
28
May
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Converting Dates in MS Excel

A reader asked if there was any formula in Excel that would convert a date shown in the European format of day-month-year to the U.S. version of month-day-year. Technically, it may not be necessary to do this. Excel maintains dates as numeric values ... and displays them using various formats. If the dates are numeric values in your worksheet, then you can simply change the format and the dates will be displayed in the U.S. format. The day you see in a worksheet could instead be a text value rather than a numeric value. To see if the date is truly an Excel date or text value, you can change the ... (view more)

Wed
25
Jul
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Converting Individual Endnotes and Footnotes in MS Word

Kim had a term paper due and it had forty end notes. Then her professor decided that he would rather have footnotes. Fortunately, Word is flexible when it comes to whether a note is a footnote or an endnote. You cannot convert all of them at one ... time, but convert them you can! The way you convert them is not really intuitive, but follow the steps below and you will learn: If you are working in Normal view, select Footnotes from the View menu. If you have both footnotes and endnotes defined in your document, Word displays the View Footnotes dialog box. Click your mouse on the type of note from ... (view more)

Tue
24
Jan
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Magicbit DVD Ripper Deluxe Review

Synopsis: Convert DVD movies to iPod and PSP Portable -- all with one package! Magicbit DVD Ripper Deluxe features one step video and audio conversion: just insert the DVD, choose convert, and you're off to the races. Magicbit DVD Ripper Deluxe: ... Features drilldown One-click conversion: convert DVD movies to almost any video format Excellent video and sound quality Auto-fit technology: convert movies to be viewed specifically on iPod, PSP, and other portable players Fast conversion: direct support for Intel Pentium 4 HT (HyperThreading Technology) processors Support for all popular video ... (view more)

Thu
29
Sep
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File Audio Processor Review

Synopsis: Don't let the name fool you -- File Audio Processor is an award winning, extremely powerful all-in-one multimedia solution that does just about anything and everything related to multimedia file management, editing and viewing. Now that's ... a mouthful! In addition to its powerful audio processing capabilities, File Audio Processor can view video, pictures, rename files, edit MP3 tags, grab audio from CDs, write CDs and DVDs, convert audio files, edit and record audio files, manage playlists, zip files, and much, much more! There's so many convenient features of File Audio Processor, ... (view more)

Wed
28
Sep
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Convert Tape to CD: Recording in Mono?

Infopackets Reader Dion E. writes: " Dear Dennis, I am trying to convert a tape to CD by transferring the audio to my computer, and then recording it to CD using my CD burner. To convert the tape to CD, I am using an audio cable to go from my ... earphone jack of my tape player to the sound card of my computer. The problem is that my computer is recording the tape audio in 1-channel mono sound (and not stereo!). I am reasonably sure that the original recording is in 2-channel stereo. What should I do? Thanks in anticipation for any help you can offer. " My response: I have a few ... (view more)

Thu
19
May
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Convert MP3 audio CD to cassette?

Die-hard Infopackets Reader 'Avey' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have created an audio CD of all my favorite songs on 1 disc in MP3 format. I want to convert this MP3 CD to cassette for my car stereo, as my car does not have a CD player. I normally use ... my portable radio (which also has a CD player) to record my audio CDs directly to cassette, but for whatever reason, it will not play my MP3 CD that I made. I have used store-bought [regular] audio CDs and converted them with my radio without any problem in the past. I am desperately trying to find a way to transfer my MP3s on CD to cassette so ... (view more)

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