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Working with Lotus 1-2-3 Spreadsheets in Excel

Lotus 1-2-3 was a popular spreadsheet application that was used on early IBM PC computers. While it is no longer supported or developed, many users still have data stored in Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheets. Fortunately, Microsoft Excel can open and work with these spreadsheets, allowing users to continue to use their data.

To open a Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet in Excel, simply open the file in Excel as you would any other file type. The file will automatically be converted to an Excel workbook, and you will be able to work with it as you would any other Excel file. You may notice some slight differences in formatting or layout, but all of your data should be preserved.

If you need to save an Excel file as a Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet, simply select 'Save As' from the File menu and choose 'Lotus 1-2-3 Spreadsheet' from the list of file types. Your file will then be saved in the Lotus 1-2-3 format and can be opened by any application that supports that format.

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