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Old 11-23-2003, 06:07 PM   #1
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MS doc files in Open Office 1.0


I am trying to convert ms word 97 .doc files in open office writer 1.0.1

It just terminates after files is displayed in the db .

Tried different ways and wasted much time to do this . check ooo site but had no luck on this problem

copied to desktop and kept getting i/o error ,skipped error and -now it converts some files and not others please ..
Old 11-23-2003, 06:42 PM   #2
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Not sure whether this applies to your
problem or not, but OO can't handle
files with passwords...

Old 11-23-2003, 06:53 PM   #3
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Upgrade to the newest OpenOffice.
There are always significant upgrades in how it handles MS office files.


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