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Export a CSV File from the ACT Database

To export a CSV file from the ACT database:

  1. Open the ACT database that contains the contacts you want to export. If you do not want to export the entire database, perform a look up of the contacts that you want to export.
  2. Choose the File menu.
  3. Point to Data Exchange and click Export. 
  4. The Export Wizard displays. In the File type list box, select Text - Delimited.
  5. Click the Browse button next to Filename and Location. The Save As dialog box appears.
  6. Type a file name in the File Name box and change the Save as Type to Text - Delimited (.csv). Click Save and then click Next.
  7. Click Contact records only, and then click the Options button. The Export Options dialog box displays.
  8. In the Select Field Separator group box, check Comma.
  9. In the Do You Want to Export Field Names? group box, check Yes, export field names, then click the Okay button.
  10. Click Next. Select which contact records you want to export.
    Current Record exports only the currently selected record.
    Current Lookup exports only the current lookup.
    All Records exports all records in the database.
  11. Click Next.
  12. Change the field export order or remove fields from the export as desired. Ensure to export with e-mail addresses.
  13. Click Finish to begin the export.