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From Joe Conner <joeconner2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Capability
Date Fri, 13 Jul 2012 19:02:08 GMT
On 7/13/2012 11:19 AM, tj wrote:
> On 7/13/2012 10:55, drew jensen wrote:
>> On Fri, 2012-07-13 at 07:49 -0700, John Jason Jordan wrote:
>>> On Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:24:54 -0400
>>> drew <drew@baseanswers.com> dijo:
>>>
>>>> On Thu, 2012-07-12 at 11:56 -0700, Joanna Pearson - PCRX wrote:
>>>>> Will OpenOffice convert a WordPerfect pleading (with lines) into a
>>>>> Microsoft Word document that also has the pleading lines?
>>>
>>>> Apache OpenOffice does not support WordPerfect format files.
>>>
>>> Wrong. It does support WordPerfect files.
>>>
>>
>> Well, I just fired up 3.4 under windows and I can't find a reference to
>> doing so under the Open Dialog. IIRC it was a decision not to support
>> the library that did offer the import filter during the build out of the
>> latest release.
>>
>> //drew
>>
> Of course, you are both right. OO.o 3.3 supports *.wpd files, but AOO 
> 3.4 does not; IIRC, one of the many licensing problems with 
> third-party code. Note that 3.3 is still available, from the archives; 
> see the Download page.
>
> Since I'm running both 3.3 and 3.4 (under WV), if you like, the OP can 
> send me a WP file (directly, not on the list!). It will only take a 
> few seconds to open it with 3.3, save as the M$ format, and reopen 
> that one for a quick check. I'll have to send the M$ file back for 
> checking; I don't run M$Office. (Please specify the version of Word 
> and the exact file extension, if you can.)
>
> /tj/
It may be worthwhile to try the OpenOffice.org pleading paper templates,
see: http://templates.openoffice.org/en/node/3931

Joe Conner. Poulsbo, WA USA

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