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Mass-Migrating Microsoft Word Documents to OpenOffice.org on Linux

Sep 19, 2007, 09:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Serdar Yegulalp)

"Is your organization in the process of migrating from Microsoft Word to OpenOffice.org on Linux? If so, your biggest obstacle may not be getting used to the new suite, but rather moving from Microsoft's proprietary .doc format to OpenOffice's Open Document Format.

"Granted, the .doc format has been reverse-engineered in sufficient detail that many users can work with it as is. But if you're making the leap from Microsoft Office, it makes sense to jettison as many of its legacies as you can..."

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