How do I save an Excel file as a text (.csv or .txt) file?
You can save an Excel file as a text (.csv or .txt) file by using the "Save As" command.
Click the Microsoft Office button image, then click Save As.
When the Save As type box appears, choose the text file format. For example, click Text (tab delimited) or CSV (comma delimited).
You have now converted the excel file into a text file.