How can I export Palm "address.dat" into an Excel format?

The Palm Desktop software will quite easily and quickly export your address book to CSV format, which Excel works easily with.

  1. open the Palm desktop
  2. go to your address book
  3. select the category desired or the all category
  4. file/export
    1. pop open the 'export type' box and pick Comma Separated as your choice
    2. enter a filename in the filename box
  5. select the ALL records or CURRENTLY SELECTED RECORDS , whichever you wish
  6. click export
That's it. The filename you entered in 4(2) above can be opened with Excel.

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