[ubuntu-uk] Reverse engineering data files
gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk
Mon Nov 24 08:24:14 UTC 2014
Libre office doesn't seem to like it. Based on Alan Lord's comments I'm
going to give the company a ring and discuss it. I understand they can
reveal the format to me if I sign a non-disclosure agreement. I bet that
costs an arm and a leg though!
On 24/11/14 08:22, Simon Greenwood wrote:
> On 24 November 2014 at 08:03, Gareth France
> <gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk <mailto:gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk>>
> I was led to believe by a rep of the company who makes these that
> this is not the case. He was happily discussing with my other
> companies who have done the same.
> Something just occurred to me about the format: it's quite possible that
> it's the Access data engine, a lot of embedded Windows software tends to
> use that. There doesn't appear to be any free/free method of using them
> any more though, although I think LibreOffice can read them and export them.
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