[clug-talk] Re Word 6.0 documents
smithtj.geo at Yahoo.com
Wed Jul 20 13:06:56 PDT 2011
Might this work?
From: clug-talk-bounces at clug.ca [mailto:clug-talk-bounces at clug.ca] On Behalf
Of Greg King
Sent: July 20, 2011 11:27 AM
To: CLUG General
Subject: [clug-talk] Re Word 6.0 documents
The public library has relatively current versions of MS Word on their
systems. You might try taking a few documents on a USB stick and seeing
if they can be read by Word. If so, you should be able to save as a
newer version of word or as an RFT.
On 11-07-20 02:27 AM, Ralph Boland wrote:
> I have on my Linux (Ubuntu) system several Word 6.0 documents
> that were created in 1998ish on a Mac.
> I tried to open them using open office but was shocked :-) to find that
> open office could not read them.
> Can anyone suggest a hopefully inexpensive way for me to be able to
> read these files?
> It would also be useful to be able to convert them to a form that I can
> view from Linux?
> Rocky Boland
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