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    Importing dBASE IV File into Access 2000 (9.0.2720)

    Have tried to enter the Microsoft Office Online Forum with this problem, but haven't been able to navigate through that site. I have a reasonably large database written in dBASE IV that I need to import into Access 2000. I am not familiar with dBASE nor do I have that software. Can someone talk me through (step by step) the process of doing this? Many thanks for any help. I am a new user and this is my first post so please bear with me as I learn the ropes here.

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    Re: Importing dBASE IV File into Access 2000 (9.0.2720)

    Create or open the Access database into which you want to import the DBase file.
    Select File | Get External Data | Import...
    Select 'DBase IV (*.dbf)' in the 'Files of Type' dropdown near the bottom of the Import dialog.
    Locate the DBase file.
    Select it and click Import.
    You'll get a message whether the import succeeded.
    Close the Import dialog.

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