You selected a Folder to contain various Download files.
This should now contain:-
OPENING THE SPREADSHEETStart your Spreadsheet routine and Open CENSDEMO.CSV.
If necessary:- Highlight the whole file and change the [Font] to "COURIER" or some other fixed pitch font.
Highlight the whole file and set the "Column Widths" to give "Best Fit".
SAVE the file, using your chosen Spreadsheet format to preserve this structure.
When you are ready to commence Data Entry:
Open the appropriate BLANK.CSV file into your Spreadsheet and, if necessary, adjust as above.
The first three rows MUST REMAIN IN THE TRANSCRIPTION FILE.
When you have finished Data Entry...
|Prepare a floppy disk containing|
|Why not email the information?|
Some Co-Ordinators have suggested data transfer by email-attachments.
There is a serious risk, if anything goes wrong at some future date, that valuable transcription and checking work could be lost due to file corruption or other mishap.
This risk is considerably reduced if multiple floppy-disk copies exist.
Even for a large "Piece" a single floppy disk can contain a full history; from transcription, to conversion, checking and validation, and complete with all query notes, so that reconstruction of the data may be possible at any stage.
Now please look at the Spreadsheet Structure