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From doug <>
Subject Re: File won't open
Date Wed, 02 Oct 2013 03:24:00 GMT
On 10/01/2013 09:25 PM, James Knott wrote:
> Doug wrote:
>> I've just received an attachment consisting of an important legal
>> document as a .docx file. I downloaded Apache 4.0.1 and it won't
>> open the file. (Neither will Textmaker 2012 or WordPerfect 6.)
>> Since this is a personal file, I can't send it to you, but do you have
>> any comment? (It comes from a law office, and they are NOT going to
>> switch to OpenOffice!)
>> --doug
> Do you have to change the file?  Or just read it?  One thing I do on
> Windows computers is install the free Word viewer, so DOC & DOCX can be
> viewed in a Microsoft product.
Don't know what's going on, but I just read a couple of the documents
in Writer 4.0.0. They came out perfectly. Just retried with 4.0.1 and it 
opened the file. (Two different machines.)
So call off the dogs, everything seems to be working, now.


Blessed are the peacemakers...for they shall be shot at from both sides. --A. M. Greeley

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