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From Gary Vivian <>
Subject Re: File won't open
Date Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:01:38 GMT
On 01/10/2013 11:24 PM, doug wrote:
> 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 also
> opened the file. (Two different machines.)
> So call off the dogs, everything seems to be working, now.
> --doug
> I encountered the same problem I think, for the first time after the 
> new version installed.  It turned out that with the update, "the 
> graphics" option was turned off. I turned it on and the problem went 
> away, anyway.

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