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From Doug <dmcgarr...@optonline.net>
Subject Re: How to put my resume file from email into the open office application and then send as a file
Date Wed, 09 Jul 2014 02:03:13 GMT

On 07/08/2014 09:08 PM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
>
> On 7/8/14, Doug <dmcgarrett@optonline.net> wrote:
>> On 07/08/2014 03:26 PM, Justyna K. wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> How to put my resume file from email into the open office application and
>>> then send as a file.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPad
>> Not sure why you're having a problem. Just highlite the entire resume
>> and paste it into OO or any word processor.
>> You should then be able to correct the line and paragraph spacing, and
>> the font and the justification. The only problem you will
>> have, I believe, is that any apostrophes or quote marks will be straight
>> "inch marks." And you'll have to go thru and correct them
>> all one by one.
>>
>> If there is more to this than meets the eye, post again--I have been
>> doing something similar to this for some time, as editor
>> of a small-circulation Newsletter.  There is an additional technique i
>> have used once in a while, but if you don't need it, I won't
>> go into it, since your distro may be different.
>>
>> --doug
>>
>
Perhaps I wasn't thorough, or perhaps we're at a misunderstanding. Once you
have set the resume up the way you want it to look in OO, save it as a
.com as per Microsoft 1997~2003. Don't save it in .odf or anything like 
that,
as there is a good chance that the intended recipient won't be able to read
it. But everybody in the world can read MS .com 1997 vintage. anyway,
when you're done, just attach the OO document, saved as a .com, to the
email cover letter you're sending, and let the prospective employer open it.

In my editing chore, I do almost exactly that--I make all the 
corrections and
formatting, save the file as .doc, and send it off to the publisher, who 
then
uses a publishing program to make it fit the pages and columns of the
newsletter. His publisher app runs on an older Mac, but as I said, 
everyone and
every machine can read MS .doc files from the turn of the 21st century.

Have I missed anything?

--doug

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