5000 named OSGB GRs in Excel. Convert to .gpx, .loc, or similar.

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    In Jan 2007, "Convert waypoint data in Excel file to gpx file?" thread created - some useful ideas/links, but mostly now dormant.
    Under XP, I used POIconverter - cranky, but with persistence, effective; and ok with OSGB. Now using Win10.
    I can make the Excel column layout, and filetype, as required. Eg, concatenation and .csv? OK. But need clear novice-level instructions.
    The exported file will be opened+saved in Tracklogs, or a Garmin Etrex.
     
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    Below the link you are referring to, here :-

    https://www.gps-forums.com/threads/convert-waypoint-data-in-excel-file-to-gpx-file.37259/

    There is a post about gpsbabel, this program will convert *.csv files to (and from) *.gpx files for you. If you start with a *.gpx file and convert it to *.csv using gpsbabel, then examine the resulting *.csv in Excel, you can see what format gpsbabel requires as an input file in order to create a working *.gpx fle

    https://www.gps-forums.com/threads/...-elements-of-waypoints-to-be-converted.46085/
     
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    Good idea, reversing the conversion. But OSGB? Anybody done the conversion I want in gpsbabel?
     
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