[kwlug-disc] changes to .doc file from oowriter not tagged in word?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Mon Jan 11 15:46:02 EST 2010


On Mon, 11 Jan 2010, john at netdirect.ca wrote:

> kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org wrote on 01/11/2010 02:30:24 PM:
> > From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
> >
> >   i just heard back and the other editor now admits that, yes, the
> > changes are visible.  i still have no idea what the problem is,
> > since i don't run word and can't reproduce what he's seeing.  but
> > if he now suggests that things are good, i'll leave it at that.
>
> I suspect you are editing open source related articles? Why not
> suggest they use an Open Source tool, like Open Office?

  i wish.  the author is using OO, as am i, but all content has to go
through the publisher's project editor, who uses word.  he's
responsible for numerous ongoing projects -- some OSS, some not -- and
it's extremely unlikely he's going to change tools at this point.

rday
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