To prepare a Multiplan file for import into Quattro Pro
1 Click Transfer, Options, Symbolic.
2 Click Transfer, Save, then save the file with the extension .SLK.
To save a Multiplan file in a Lotus 1-2-3 file format for import into
1 Click Transfer, Options, Other.
2 Click Transfer, Save, then save the file with the extension .WK1 or .WKS
depending on your version of Multiplan.
Opening Quicken Interchange Format (.QIF) files
Quattro Pro 8 can open a Quicken Interchange Format (.QIF) file. This file
format is created in Quicken when you export an account register and choose
the .QIF exportfile format option. You can choose options in Quicken that let
you specify which categories and information you want to export.
When you open the .QIF file in Quattro Pro, each spreadsheet row contains a
single transaction record with the date, check number, payee, cleared status,
and amount columns. In addition, the assigned categories are broken down
into columns. You can sum the category amounts for each column, create
custom reports and charts, or use the transaction data within Quattro Pro as
In addition to checking accountregisters, you can also import other .QIF files
such as investment accounts.
When opening split transactions (multiple categories assigned to a single
transaction), Quattro Pro places the correctamount in each category column.
If a split transaction is composed of only a single category but has multiple
descriptions, the category column contains a formula that includes all of the
Ÿ When you save the opened .QIF file, you mustsave it as a .QPW v9 or
.QPW v7/v8 file. You can save it in a different file format, butsome
formatting may be lost.
Opening Quattro Pro for DOS files
Quattro Pro supports all Quattro Pro for DOS functions and most features.
However, once you change a Quattro Pro for DOS notebook in Quattro Pro,
save it as a .QPW file to avoid losing new features and spreadsheetfunctions
notrecognized by the DOS program.
Managing files and data