[clug-talk] Re Word 6.0 documents
John E. jardine
john_e_jardine at spamcop.net
Wed Jul 20 19:54:33 PDT 2011
Last time I plugged in a USB stick into a library computer they freaked. They did offer to plug it in somewhere else and make my files available to my (all?) work-stations. I declined because the USB drive had all sorts of customer docs that were protected by NDAs.
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> 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?
> > Regards,
> > Rocky Boland
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