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Output to File

You can save project, document, and reference information to text files from dialog boxes such as Open Document, Check In, Check Out, Document Information, Reporting, and Search Results. Format the information before saving it to file.

You can import the text files into applications such as spreadsheets, databases, and word processing programs.

To format information:

  • Options. In the Options dialog box, specify the options under Output file defaults to show column headers, add double quotes, and so on.

NOTE: You can choose whether output files are tab-delimited or comma-delimited. When you save the file:

  • You can override this option by selecting Text (Tab delimited)(*.txt) or CSV (Comma delimited)(*.csv) file type.

  • If you select All Files (*.*), the file uses tabs or commas as specified in Options. You can type any file name extension and use the file in any appropriate application.

  • Drag Headers. Drag the headers of columns in list boxes to rearrange the columns.

  • Header Menus. Right-click the headers in list boxes to hide columns, save a new header configuration, restore the default state, and so on.

To save output to file:

  1. Click Output to file in any dialog box that contains the button.

  2. In the Enter file name for output dialog box, browse to a directory, select a file type in the Save as type box (see the note above), and type a name in the File name box.

  3. Click Save.

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