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I have a dbf table named master.dbf with a index file named master.cdx and a fpt file named master.fpt

when i try to open this file in visual foxpro i got a message that this file is associated with a database mydata and ask for locating the database. so i create a database with the same name. and as i add this table to new database still the same message is come.

Please help me as the data store in this table is important and i want to convert it to excel ASAP. and when i try to open this file in Ms Access and excel by import wizard but i got the error message that this file in not in expected format.


Rohit Sharma

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master.dbf is the database file, you have to open this file for the data..,

see the below link for file types in foxpro.

importing from the MS_Assess : R U tried all the previous formats of Foxpro (i.e Dbase V, Dbase III) etc.. (you can find in the import dialog box file types)
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rohit_189 23-Oct-10 6:52am    
Thanks Rajesh
Yes i try all format for importing. but same message is come. then i try to open a file in visual foxpro but still i am not able to open the file.
Sandeep Mewara 23-Oct-10 6:56am    
Off Topic: Rajesh, check out now, your Tip should be visible.
Rajesh Anuhya 23-Oct-10 7:25am    
try to open the file from MS-Excel, if it's not possible probably your DBF is corrupted,

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