Exporting a file to plain text is a special case of Exporting plain text data fields.

To export files to plain text

1.Choose Export... from the 'File' menu or
press Ctrl E keys.
2.Set up the Page number range of the pages you want to export, see Selecting page ranges.
3.To avoid a new file overwriting an existing file with the same name, tick Do not overwrite files: see Overwriting files.
4.Choose Plain Text as the 'Format'.
oA wild-carded filename (with extension .TXT) and folder are supplied. To create a different filename or extension, type in the new name. To select a different folder to store the file, use the Browse button or
oCheck the LPR box; the filename will be supplied automatically.

To make 'Plain text' format the default, click Save format.

5.Click Options... to configure more TXT export options.
6.Tick Run the associated program after creating the file if you want EscapeE 'eE' iconEscapeE to open the file immediately using your preferred program, e.g. Microsoft Notepad. See Associated programs.
7.Select All text in the 'Fields to be output' panel.
8.Tick Page Numbers to add page numbers to the output file: see Creating page numbers to set up the page numbering Template.
9.Click OK to export the pages.