Exporting a file to plain text is a special case of Exporting plain text data fields.
To export files to plain text
|Choose Export... from the 'File' menu or
press Ctrl E keys.
|To avoid a new file overwriting an existing file with the same name, tick Do not overwrite files: see Overwriting files.
|Choose Plain Text as the 'Format'.
|A 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
|Check the LPR box; the filename will be supplied automatically.
To make 'Plain text' format the default, click Save format.
|Tick Run the associated program after creating the file if you want EscapeE to open the file immediately using your preferred program, e.g. Microsoft Notepad. See Associated programs.
|Select All text in the 'Fields to be output' panel.
|Tick Page Numbers to add page numbers to the output file: see Creating page numbers to set up the page numbering Template.
|Click OK to export the pages.
TXT export options
RTF file export