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How to Save the Creditor Matrix with a .txt Extension

To Save The Creditor Matrix File with a .txt Extension

  1. After creating and saving the matrix in Word Perfect or (older) Microsoft Word versions, click File in the Toolbar to display the drop down list and click Save As. In Word 2007, from the Office Button select Save As.
    • In WordPerfect: Click the drop down menu arrow in the File type box and select the file type ASCII DOS Text
    • In Microsoft Word: Click on the drop down box arrow to the right of the Save As Type box and select Text Files (*.txt), Text Only (*.txt). or Plain Text
  2. If you have saved the file in Word Perfect or Word, the file name appears in the File Name box. Saving it as a text file will change the .wpd, .doc or .docx extension to a .txt extension.
  3. Click the Save button
  4. To verify that the information is stored correctly, the Notepad program found under Accessories in the Windows program list can be used to open and view a text file to see that it is in the correct format. If it is not in the correct format, re-open the file in Word Perfect or Word and repeat steps 1-4.