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Old 06-24-2002, 05:48 AM   #1
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a few simple questions

I am really new to linux. A few simple answers please. If I want to save a document from a word processing document as a .doc file on a dos disc, how do I go about doing it. I have mounted the disc, but it does not appear on the targets in the save as options. Thanks
Old 06-24-2002, 09:54 AM   #2
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it depends on what program you're using. not all linux text editors will have that option.
for the dos disk, you need to have a disk already formatted in FAT16/32 under windows or dos, and just copy to that. linux should recognize it and just write to it normally.
Old 07-07-2002, 05:11 AM   #3
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If you have OpenOffice available/installed that translates .doc files nicely. I am pretty sure you have to be in X to use it.


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