Can I save an OOo file onto MS Word?

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Can I save an OOo file onto MS Word?

Postby eliottkelly » Fri May 08, 2009 4:32 pm

I have recently bought an acer aspire one netbook - a posh name for a note book? Unbeknownst to us, the operating system is Linux and not MS and the software is oo. i don't have a problem with this - apart from lack of familiarity and we'll get over that with practice. but it would be great to be able to move files on to our pc - ms vista, but oo won't open in ms - not obviously anyway. are they compatible?
by the way, i am not a techie, so layman speak would be great
ps i got little help from acer tech support, they just said the two weren't compatible!
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Re: can i save an oo file onto ms word?

Postby TheGurkha » Fri May 08, 2009 5:06 pm

Hi and welcome to the forums.

Yes you can do this, you just need to save in Word .doc format.

File > Save As and select 'Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP' from the 'Save as type' drop down menu. Make sure the 'Automatic file name extension' option is checked.

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