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Old 07-13-2004, 08:59 AM   #1
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Opening a .pub file


Someone tells me .pub is a file format for Microsoft Publisher, is it? Either way, can I open it in Linux?
 
Old 07-13-2004, 12:54 PM   #2
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OpenOffice.org might be able to, if you're lucky. Otherwise, google for a converter of some sort.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 01:38 PM   #3
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Convert it online to .pdf
https://createpdf.adobe.com/index.pl

You need to sign up and it's limited to 5 free conversions.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 07:40 PM   #4
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I believe MS Publisher files can be converted to compatible formats with Publisher itself, so that they can be opened with OpenOffice.org, Scribus etc.

Here's what other things files with .pub extension could be:

http://filext.com/detaillist.php?extdetail=pub

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Old 12-11-2014, 06:40 PM   #5
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Ok, this thread is 10 years old (!) but I still found it through a web search looking for an answer to the same exact question.
Eventually I found my answer in the package manager nad it is called pub2odg, a command-line tool that converts a Ms Publisher (.pub) file to an OpenDocument (OpenOffice/LibreOffice) Draw document (.odg).
 
  


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