1. Will the LibreOffice WPD filters work in OO current (3.4) by simply moving some files into appropriate directories?
1.1 If so, which files and which directories?
2. If not, can the LibreOffice source code be "glued" into the current production OO source code and OO "custom" rebuilt?
I need to be able to import WP files for two reasons: existing WP files that now need to be converted to a current open word processor format,
and the same for Applix Word files. I have a licensed version of ApplixWare that converts to WP -- the conversion to RTF never worked in Applixware. At present, with OO WP support gone, I use ABIword to convert WP to ODT -- as ABIword does have this functionality. However, the fewer steps I need to use, the better.
RGB wrote:AFAIK, you only need the libwpd library installed and AOO will recognise it to load wordperfect files, so copying that library from a LibO install should be enough.
dmn150 wrote:RGB wrote:AFAIK, you only need the libwpd library installed and AOO will recognise it to load wordperfect files, so copying that library from a LibO install should be enough.
I need to open WordPerfect files as well. Where do I get the libwpd library, and how do I install it?
|Edit: http://www.zamzar.com as suggested above may offer a simpler method|
jmwe29 wrote:Whoa, just found that zamzar link there. Now that's an interesting option. You can convert bunches at once- now that's a possibility if there's just no way open office is going to open wordperfect files anymore. (What a bummer.) I will at least save that link to favorites.
Hadeln wrote:I use WordPerfect version X5 regularly because it has among others the feature "reveal codes" that does not exist in OpenOffice 3.4. With earlier versions of OpenOffice I had no problem switching from one to the other, but since version 3.4 no more. I guess you should contact Corel to stop this stupid commercial war -if this is the problem - and get WordPerfect files readable again in OpenOffice. Corel will not loose a client for that !
thomasjk wrote:The answer is to use Libreoffice V3.5. See viewtopic.php?f=5&t=54939&p=240619&hilit=wordperfect#p240619 for the link to Libreoffice.
Hadeln wrote:Am I to understand that LibreOffice is unsafe or does not care of Corel copyright ? Anyhow thanks for the tip !
mmarion777 wrote:Just for everyone's information, OO.0 version 3.3.0 seems to handle .WPD fine. but installation of 3.4 wiped my 3.3!
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