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I had a Word 2007 document the other day that wouldn't open in MS Office
2003, but opened fine in OpenOffice. Go figure.

--Steve Barner 

-----Original Message-----
From: School Information Technology Discussion
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Bob Wickberg
Sent: Friday, January 04, 2008 2:18 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Need another reason to consider open source

I still have some spreadsheets at home I care about that are in
Microsoft Multiplan format.  I find it ironic that Excel can't open
them, but Gnumeric on my Debian Linux box can.


School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]>
writes:
>should read
>
>'it disables support for <REALLY OLD> Microsoft Office formats.'
> 
>http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2008/01/microsoft-offic.html
> 
>"by default it appears most files in formats which existed prior to 
>Office 97 won't open."
>
>Word '95? Good riddance ...
>
>R.
>

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