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Old 07-10-2016, 10:39 AM   #1
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Thumbs down LibreOffice and Microsoft Office problem.


Hello.
I created a .doc file via LibreOffice and when open it to Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010 all format corrupted and my texts has been messed up. I used clear format button in Microsoft word but problem not solved. How can I fix it?

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Old 07-10-2016, 11:21 AM   #2
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MS Office uses the .docx format these days. You should have used that rather than .doc. Or maybe import the .doc file rather than trying to open it as a native format document.
 
Old 07-10-2016, 11:33 AM   #3
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You could always export to .rtf and import that into Microsoft Office.
 
Old 07-10-2016, 11:37 AM   #4
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Would saving the doucment as a .pdf file work?
 
Old 07-11-2016, 12:59 AM   #5
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MS Office uses the .docx format these days. You should have used that rather than .doc. Or maybe import the .doc file rather than trying to open it as a native format document.
I export it to .docx too but problem exist.
 
Old 07-11-2016, 01:01 AM   #6
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Would saving the doucment as a .pdf file work?
I must edit it and I can't save it as PDF.
 
Old 07-11-2016, 01:08 AM   #7
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this may sound like a really dumb suggestion but have you thought of saving it in the odt format which is native to LibreOffice, then open it in Word? Then save it as docx! I believe MS does support some revisions of odt
 
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this may sound like a really dumb suggestion but have you thought of saving it in the odt format which is native to LibreOffice, then open it in Word? Then save it as docx! I believe MS does support some revisions of odt
My problem is that the language is not English and use RTL and it is a big problem and all characters are vice versa...
 
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There shouldn't be any problem with any language, provided that both OSs are set to use Unicode. Linux will always use it, but with Windows you need to check.
 
Old 07-11-2016, 09:15 PM   #10
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Does the document contain complex formatting (lots of text boxes or frames, lists embedded in other lists, and the like)? My experience has been that LO/OOo does not do well exporting documents with complex formatting to Windows formats.
 
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i use .doc quite often; my documents are simple enough to not require .docx, and i find the .doc format to be more reliable than .rtf.

i am not sure if libreoffice automatically saves as doc if you add the .doc extension to it.
to be on the safe side, i always choose "microsoft word 97-2003 (doc)" from the file format dropdown in the save dialog.
 
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