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Chapter 15. Importing Data and Working w... > Importing and Using Database Data

Importing and Using Database Data

Data conversion typically centers on word processing information. But you can also convert and use data from other sources, such as databases and spreadsheets.

Converting to WordPerfect Formats

WordPerfect's database format is the merge data file. Each record is separated by an end of record code, and each field is separated by an end of field code (see Figure 15.17). This structure is typical for any flat-file database—that is, individual records are divided into common fields.


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