[LINK] Friday Musing: Docx - Open Office versus Microsoft Office

Malcolm Miles mgm at tardis.net
Fri Nov 11 15:03:29 AEDT 2011

> I find it curious that Open Office can open all versions of Microsoft Word
> Documents (including .docx extensions) whereas for example Word
> 2003 is unable to do so.

If you install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack then Word 2003 (and Word 2002 and 2000) can read, write and save .docx file formats.

Best wishes,

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