[clug-talk] Re Word 6.0 documents

Gustin Johnson gustin at meganerd.ca
Wed Jul 20 14:58:34 PDT 2011


Have you tried one of the web based office suites (like Google Docs,
Office 365, or Zoho Office etc.)?

Failing that, there seem to be a bunch of options when I googled for
"word perfect import to open office" (without the quotes).

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Tom Smith <smithtj.geo at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Might this work?
>
> http://www.winfield.demon.nl/
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> 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.
>
> Greg
>
> 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?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Rocky Boland
>>
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