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Exporting Call Notes

Exporting Call Notes

Exporting Call Notes

As a new user to this forum, and a SK98 user since, well, 1998, and from version 1 before that, I have become an avid reader of this forum.

I thought I was happy with SK until I started reading this forum, but now realise that there are other PIM's out there, but there wil never be a true replacement for our beloved Sidekick.

I have just discovered "C-Organizer Pro", which looks very pretty, although it is a much larger program than SK98. It does have some useful things that Sidekick does not, and that is the attraction to me. I have now downloaded the trial and thought I'd run the new and old side by side and see how it goes from there.

Anyway, to the point of writing. I would like to export my databases (about 10) to "C-Organizer Pro". However, in the past (about 10 years ago when I was playing around with DBase), I could never find out how to include the call logs of my contacts within an export. I have to keep very in-depth call log notes of every point of contact I have had with my clients, and to export just the field contents without the call logs would be pointless.

Any tips gratefully received.


RE: Exporting Call Notes

Dear Des123,

Tr/F CardData from Sidekick95/97/98/99 to any prog and back
It explains the process

Regards Jim
Check the FAQ area of this Forum for answers (If there are any FAQs!) , it could save you a lot of time and effort!

RE: Exporting Call Notes

I noticed that FAQ only mentions Internet Sidekick as being able to export Card Log information, but I use Sidekick 97 to export my cardlog info in Sidekick 98.  I do it regularly, but it is a trick, regardless.  

I really would like a database program to do what I do with SK 98 and the card log, but there is absolutely nothing that compares, and I have tried the recent favorites mentioned here.  They are junk and fat compared to SK, and NONE of them let me define fields as I did in SK.  (That includes C-Org, Essential PIM, and any of the others.)  I'm very disappointed in the state of a lot of software nowadays.

RE: Exporting Call Notes

What software can I use to import .SKCard files?  I agree that Sidekick was great...simple and flexible, but now it won't install on my new WinXP computer, so I need to preserve the data & move on. TIA, Paul

RE: Exporting Call Notes

Dear Paul,

See The FAQ pages on my site


Q28 Msg: "Severe - This installation has detected that a
previous install" (etc, etc)
on faq page 2

If that is the error message that you are getting. Otherwise quote the error message that you are getting.

Regards Jim
Check the FAQ area of this Forum for answers (If there are any FAQs!) , it could save you a lot of time and effort!

RE: Exporting Call Notes

Thanks, Jim.  That worked like a charm!

RE: Exporting Call Notes

Dear Paul
Glad to hear it, good luck

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