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Old 03-20-2012, 01:09 PM   #1
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I registered on this site in order to download WordStar6 as advertised on the site. I need to work on my teaching files in WS6 and convert some to Word, but our coputing service no longer has this software. I cannot make head or tails of the Linux site options, so could you please give me directions as the procedure for downloading WS6 this or connect me with someone who may have a version of this prog.

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Old 03-20-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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Wordstar is no more. Use OpenOffice of LibreOffice. It's free.
 
Old 03-20-2012, 01:30 PM   #3
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I registered on this site in order to download WordStar6 as advertised on the site. I need to work on my teaching files in WS6 and convert some to Word, but our coputing service no longer has this software. I cannot make head or tails of the Linux site options, so could you please give me directions as the procedure for downloading WS6 this or connect me with someone who may have a version of this prog.
I see nowhere on this site where Wordstar is advertised. If you put "Wordstar" into Google, you'd see the Wordstar.org site, that has a few free conversion utilities available. Wordstar hasn't been around for MANY years.

If you have a computing service, they can help you convert the files....I doubt that the University of Cambridge is using software that old.
 
Old 03-20-2012, 05:29 PM   #4
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I think that you need to find a conversion tool. Pretty sure StarOffice had the import filter but that has been removed in OpenOffice and LibreOffice. It can't hurt to try either of those. Almost every live cd has an office suite on it to at least try. Boot to a live cd/dvd and see if you can import.


Not exactly wise to post your real name anywhere on the internet.

For some reason this was brought up a while ago. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-files-473017/

The site is down but you may find a cache of it someplace or a mirror.

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