Lotus Books

Q: I am converting spreadsheets from lotus 123v9 to Excel 2000. I am looking for a book that might show me how macros are written in 123. I cannot find anything! There is one book, but it is out of print. Does anyone know of a book that is available or where I might even get one secondhand?

A: If you are using 123v9, do you mean LotusScript?
If so click here to try "Using LotusScript in 1-2-3 Self-Paced Guide".
It's a ZIP file download. The site says "This tutorial is designed for Lotus 1-2-3 application developers who have not used LotusScript before. A good working knowledge of Lotus 1-2-3 is assumed. Experience writing Lotus 1-2-3 macros is helpful, but not required. No prior programming experience is assumed." This might get you on the right path.
You can also download it from this site "Using LotusScript in 1-2-3 Self-Paced Guide"

File Formats
Q: Where can I get the Lotus 123 file format?

A: Lotus put its original WKS format in the public domain. It can be found at:
You can also download it from this site "Lotus/wsff.zip"


Originally published: 2001
Last modified 13-Mar-2011