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Re: [vox] Open Office vs MS
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Re: [vox] Open Office vs MS

On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 01:39:22PM -0400, MK Murlas wrote:
> I have been working with OpenOffice and comparing
> with MS Office2000.  Have been able to import and
> export, as long as I save my OpenOffice docuemnts
> as .doc  otherwise, if I just save, I get junk
> when opening in MS word2000

That makes sense.  While OpenOffice 'understands' MSWord DOCs,
MSWord almost definitely doesn't (and probably never, ever, ever will)
understand OpenOffice & StarOffice files (.sdw I believe?)

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