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DBF Converter & DBF File Viewer is a compact but powerful tool for viewing, editing, and printing DBF-format databases. DBF Converter & DBF Viewer uses its own database access tools and does not require external drivers for connection to databases (such as ODBC or BDE) or additional libraries (.OCX, .DLL). The program allows you to add, delete, recall, sort, zap, pack records, view and edit files in DOS or Windows character sets, get detailed database information, export to txt/html/csv/xls/xlsx format, and search in a file.
DBF Converter & DBF Viewer is a compact but powerful tool for viewing, editing, and printing DBF-format databases - screen shot.
It supports dBase, Clipper, FoxPro, Visual FoxPro and other DBF file formats. In contrast to many analogues, DBF Converter & DBF Viewer is completely a Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP/Vista program. The user friendly graphic makes working with databases simple and hassle free.
Most important parts of DBF Converter & DBF Viewer code are written in Assembler, therefore the basic operations performs fast and the .exe file is very small (only 410Kb!).
DBF Converter & DBF Viewer uses its own database access tools and does not require external drivers for connection to databases (such as ODBC or BDE) or additional libraries (.OCX, .DLL).
The program allows you to add, delete, recall, sort, zap, pack records, view and edit files in DOS or Windows character sets, get detailed database information,export dbf files to txt/html format, convert csv and xls / xlsx to dbf format, import/export from MS Excel (including MS Excel 2007!), and search in a file. DBF Converter & DBF Viewer comes with Installer/Uninstaller, documentation in HTML format, and sample files.
Import XLSX files to DBF base.
This dialog window imports data from an Excel file. With "Import data into current (opened) database file" option, the DBFView will insert records from xlsx file you selected into current dbf file. In this case the number of fields and field types should be the same as opened dbase file.
If "Import data into another DBF file" is checked, the program will create a new dbf file based on selected Excel xlsx file.
When default locale of your computer is something different from than English, DBFView returns incorrect date value. You are to change your default locale to US to avoid this problem or change the format of date cells to the default type (03/25/2008).
When you export .xlsx files you should take into consideration some limitations:
1. Rules of the columns names.
- Columns names should be written down one after another (beginning with the cell A1).
- Empty names of the columns are not supported (columns laying to the left are only imported).
- Columns names longer than 8 symbols are truncated up to 8 symbols.
2. Rules of the columns type definition.
The columns type is defined according to the type of the data entered into the second row, i.e. if the integer value is written in the second row that column will be of the integer type.
Ordering online is easy and secure. You can select the most suitable payment method: credit card, bank transfer, check, PayPal etc.. Paying a registration fee, you get the right to use the program for life and to get free updates within one year.excel cannot connect to dbf
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|View DBF files and database info|
|Sort DBF file by clicking on a column|
|Copy to the clipboard the selected record|
|Search some text in the DBF file|
|Printing DBF files|
|Export to HTML, .txt|
|Import from Excel, csv||-|
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For general help, feature requests, troubleshooting contact Customer Support at . Make sure to include details on your operating system, browser, a link (or relevant code) and DBFView version.dbfkassa
Henry Taylor - Software Developer
I don't do a lot of work with databases, but in connection with a research project I got hold of a CD with a 30-meg DBF file on it - 74,624 records, 23 fields, total of field widths 414 characters. At first I tried copying the file to the hard drive and reading it with Quattro Pro. This was possible, but it was slow, and pushed the program to an intolerable number of illegal errors leading to shutdown. So I went on the net and searched for DBF readers, hit apycom.com pretty soon, read the home page and decided DBFView sounded useful and inexpensive, downloaded it, and have found it to be very serviceable. The program was easy to install, reads quickly from the CD-ROM drive, finds individual records reliably and quickly enough for my purposes, and in general seems like a tremendous bargain.
Byron Pate - Software Developer
First off I would like to tell you what a great product DBFView is. I'm trying to convert a large dbase file into SQL Server and the dbf file is giving me a great deal of problems, and DBFView has allowed me to go in and find the records with problems and fix them.
Mike Koch - System Administrator
I found DBFView after a lengthy search on the net. I was looking for an interface that could provide a view, update, and edit interface for a large database that could reside on an internet drive (like X-Drive), where I and co-workers out of state could access and quickly update our numbers (basically job/data tracking for telecommuters). The company does photo-editing (school, corporate, restorative work) utilizing high-speed internet, waveform compression, and some good computer artists. Maybe 5000 negative scans per year.
Anyway, nobody wanted to install full-blown database programs, sql server or the like, the company is not that big, nor is the data itself considered critical. So for this type of user, your interface provides clean, quick, simple, no syntax required, put the data in and go. Others I looked at tried to do the same but usually forget the "people element", and I don't have time to learn sql syntax and help them complete their programs. (Incidently, I used to have a lot of fun programming DBase II and III, then I saw Access and cried).