Re: Preferred method of creating Word-compatible documents?

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Date: Wed Feb 16 2005 - 07:56:35 CET

Richard L. Dery wrote:
> AbiWord 2.2.3 (Linux)
> When I go to save a document for the first time I'm given the option of
> saving it as a Microsoft Word (.doc) file. However, the AbiWord Help
> file recommends saving as an .rtf file. Is one method preferred over the
> other?

The two are functionally the same (i.e. both export options save the
contents in rich text format), however Word "export" appends a .doc file
extension instead of a .rtf extension.
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Received on Wed Feb 16 07:58:32 2005

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