Old Lotus 1-2-3 formatted text documents (*.prn) are still supported in some programs and can be used for making even Excel spreadsheets. Simple copy and paste should be more than enough.
Convert Lotus 1-2-3 formatted text file to Microsoft Excel 97 to 2003 workbook.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .prn to .xls file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert prn to xls on Windows
A popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite
Convert from prn file format
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The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned prn to xls. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert prn to xls on OS X
A popular spreadsheet application from the Microsoft Office suite