DBF creation and manipulation without excel 2003
I'm trying to convert an excel file to a shapefile in arview 3.3. using suggestions by Bill Huber (on the ESRI forums site). I've completed the recommened 'recipe' of requirements on this link Bill referred:
but I am now stuck trying to convert .xls to .dbf because there is not an option in MS Excel 2007 to convert to .dbf (dbase III or IV) that I can see - its all variations of .xls then .csv, .txt and other types.
Perhaps .csv is the file type I need, but the 'recipe' says dbase III or IV, neither of which are listed as options in excel. Does anyone know where to go from here? If I can just get it to dbf I should be good (assuming my file formatting worked).