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Weblog:   OpenOffice.org Saves my Day, Again
Subject:   Word file rescues
Date:   2003-05-02 09:51:34
From:   anonymous2
I've also used OO.org for this purpose. A couple of other tips for problem Word files:

- In Word, try saving to a non-DOC format file, like RTF, then open that file

- Keep a copy of AbiWord around to help rescue Word files in a similar fashion to the technique used with OO.org. I've had AbiWord work when OO.org or Word tricks wouldn't work