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

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Fri Nov 11 14:10:33 AEDT 2011

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 7:05 PM, Tom Koltai <tomk at unwired.com.au> wrote:

> Observation:
> 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.

Are you using a version of Open Office from 2003, to match the version of
Office you're using?

If you're not, then your comparison is completely pointless.

And that's without even mentioning the Office Compatibility pack which is a
free download that will let you load .docx files in versions back to Word


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