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

Lori Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Mon Jan 11 16:38:31 EST 2010


On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 15:54 -0500, john at netdirect.ca wrote:
> kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org wrote on 01/11/2010 03:46:02 PM:
> 
> > From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
> > 
> >   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.
> 
> I often mistakenly send ODT files to others that I know use MS Office. One 
> of my guilty pleasures is to say something like "Oh you haven't switched 
> to Open Office yet? I thought everyone had. I'll send you the DOC 
> version."
> 

Going the other way, I often ask people to send me files in pdf.  They
ask how do you do that?  I respond:  Just click the PDF button on the
toolbar.  No PDF button?  There is one in Open Office...
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