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Old 10-12-2010, 06:04 AM   #1
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Can I transfer a Linux word processor document to my XP desktop?

I was given a Linux Asus eee PC 4G Netbook. I know nothing about Linux, but I know if I use it, I will create documents that I need to put on my PC for a permanent record. Also, can I transfer a document written in Word to my Linux Netbook. I know these are kind of stupid questions, but I was unable to find the answer after an hour of net surfing. Can someone help me understand or recommend a website that will help me?
Old 10-12-2010, 06:10 AM   #2
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I expect the Netbook has OpenOffice on it, in which case it should be able to read a Word document. You can put the document on a USB stick and it will be usable on your Linux Netbook. If you create documents in OpenOffice, save them as Word documents so they are then readable by your Windows Word.
Old 10-12-2010, 04:57 PM   #3
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Thanks, that helps!


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