• Subject: Re: Office/400 Document Conversion
  • From: Jromeh@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 4 Oct 1997 04:35:18 -0400 (EDT)

Don in DC metro wrote...
>Let me take this a step further... 

>We've got a client that's made the transition from OV/400 to
>Wordperfect...  Now the hitch...they want to be able to import via ODBC
>fields direct from the PF/LF's on the 400 into their documents...  I've
>not been able to find anyone that knows how to do this...  ANy ideas?? CAN
>it be done??

Remember how you could do this in Text Management? F2? Some kind of text 
services command key took you into a basic pick your fields interface to 
(what became, maybe?) QQQUERY? Used to use it and Text Management column 
block copies to build documentation and CL scripts from files. Long ago 
and far away... Is Text Management in QSYS38? Might cause a flashback.

Don't know WP/Win; but how about a small database doing ODBC in an OLE 
container?

>On Thu, 2 Oct 1997, david.gibbs@silvon.com wrote:

>> On  2 Oct 97 at 7:14, Jim Waymire wrote:

>> > I am sure I have read somewhere that there is a way to download
>> > AS/400 Office Documents and/or the older IBM Text Management
>> > documents (S38 era) into Word, and vice versa.   Can anyone help me
>> > out?  Please email direct. 

>> Text Management I don't know about... but Office documents are 
>> directly readable by Word, and any other WP that can deal with 
>> RTF-DCA files.  

Believe we were able to convert Text Management to source files, lost 
formatting, imported contents. Was there eventually was a converter from 
TM to OfficeVision?

>> Just connect a PC drive to your AS400 and open the document with your 
>> PC application.

Once doing the conversion this would work for converted TM docs as well.



Jerome Hughes                     jromeh@aol.com
InterPro Consulting Services      www.interproinc.com
Rosemont, IL USA                  these are my own opinions only

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