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Linux.com: OOoBasic Crash Course: Multi-Format Document Backup

Nov 17, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)

"In previous OOoBasic crash course articles we've created a few simple macros. If you're ready for more advanced stuff, let's create a macro that allows you to save the currently opened document in several formats. This macro can come in handy for archiving purposes and for exchanging files with other users.

"For example, if you are not sure whether your peers are able to read .odt files, you can export and send them a document in plain text, Rich Text Format, or Word formats. Archiving documents in different formats also allows you to ensure that you can open and read them later on even if you don't have OpenOffice.org installed on your machine..."

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