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From James Knott <james.kn...@rogers.com>
Subject Re: AOo fails to open a M$ Word 2010 document...
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 16:01:50 GMT
e-letter wrote:
> On 18/07/2012, ooo-users-digest-help@incubator.apache.org
> <ooo-users-digest-help@incubator.apache.org> wrote:
>>>    I also belong to the opensuse mailing list and someone sent in a post
>>> abo=
>>> ut
>>>    a .doc that OOo won't open. He says it's an MS Word 2010 document.
>>>
>>>    I tried it with AOo 3.4 and sure enough, it won't open. It says it's
>>>    'corrupted' and asks to try and fix it which it fails at.
>>>
> Why should ao programmers waste their time? Have you written to m$ to
> ask them to improve the ability of their software to open odf files?
>
> It is far more important for ao to be able to perform in native file formats.
>
>
One thing that's been pointed out is that the file has the wrong 
extension.  Change it back to DOCX and it works fine.  When does someone 
changing a file extension become a bug in AOo?


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