Old DBF file in Greek impossible to open correctly in Windows XP

elfinaki

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Hi!

I opened an old archive in DBF format with Xp Office's Excel. :-)
But...
:-( ... The data in the table are in Greek. They aren't recognized...I have lot's of Greek fonts. It doesn't help..I still see : ÇîÇéîùæÆÄÅÄôèÄô !
I guess the dBase it was created in DOS..or Windows 3.1. I repeat, I have download all existing Gr fonts on the net.
So, how can I transfer this dBase in XP Windows?
PLEASE, HELP ME!
Thanks!
:-)
« Last Edit: 22 Dec, 2005, 12:12:59 by spiros »


spiros

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One simple trick is this:

Paste Greek text to Word. Select Word's function Tools | Fix broken text. That will fix it.
« Last Edit: 22 Dec, 2005, 11:52:50 by spiros »



elfinaki

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One simple trick is this:

Paste Greek text to Word. Select Word's function Tools | Fix broken text. That will fix it.


Hi,again, admin!

Thanks for the advice but it didn't work...

Any way, I had to reconstruct this old alphabet.These .dbf files were made (win 3.1 and gr for DOS) before GR characters been recognized by microsoft products. If you want I can send it to you too. :-)
You never know when someone will ask for it again..

Thanks again!
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