When you do most exports, the data will not include the FieldNames.
Comma or Tab Deliminated will not, unless the first Record contains the FieldNames in each Field.
Excel export gives this as an option. Other export options may also, I think merge does.
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The export was from FileMaker also...I wasn't converting (not sure if that's the right term) from another database (eg. Excel).
So if that's the case, then how do you put the fields in there. What about the tabs- (Contacts, ORganizations, etc.)
Your posts are a little confusing, as I'm not sure if you exported the information or copied the information. If you copied the file and brought it to another computer, it should open the same way as you always do.
Since you are showing "FileMaker Donations 2", that means this is a second occurrence of the file, and I'm not sure if you selected a new window, or if you imported into a new table, or... ???
Make sure you are importing the data into the same table.
I need more information about your export and import before determining possible causes.
I started all over. This is what I did...and got the same results. Sorry for not being clear...I am NOT very techie savvy!
In review...b/c it's been a while...I am trying to transfer the data from office computer to my personal laptop computer.
I have already installed the FileMaker Pro 8 disc on my personal laptop computer.
I did a search on the office computer for FileMaker Donations.
From the search I sent the file to the removable drive
I opened this file from the zip drive...not titles on the tabs!!!
Do I need to actually open the FileMaker Donations program and download or copy from there????
Thanks for your time!