Open WPD files in OpenOffice 4.1.1

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Open WPD files in OpenOffice 4.1.1

Postby skipper » Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:34 pm

I am using AOO 4.11; with Windows 7-32.
I tried to get OO writer to open a .WPD file but all that I got was 'garbage'.
Suspect that I'm doing something wrong.
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Re: Open WPD files in Open Office 4.11

Postby RusselB » Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:04 pm

What program was the WPD file created in?
If it was Word Perfect, as I suspect based on the WP portion, then you need to convert it to something that OO will work with.
The Word Perfect import/export routines have been removed from the current version of OO.
You could try an older version of OO or try submitting the file(s) to Zamzar for conversion
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Re: Open WPD files in Open Office 4.11

Postby thomasjk » Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:15 am

You can also try Libreoffice http://www.libreoffice.org/download/libreoffice-fresh/. It still has support for .WPD files.
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