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#1 MobileMania

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Posted 05 July 2010 - 06:20 AM

hey! If i have saved a file on MS-office 2007 and i want to open it on another pc where office 2003 is installed, i am unable to open that file. The only way i know to open that file is to first convert it by using a converter and then MS_Office 2007 will open it. Do you know another way to open those files if the converter is not available? thanks

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#2 paws

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Posted 05 July 2010 - 06:32 AM

Hi ,
3 main choices for this:
1 Save the file using the MSO 2007 computer, into the previous file format.....doc. rather than .docx
2 Dowload the file converter and install on the MSO 2003 machine
http://www.microsoft...;displaylang=en
in my view any computer running MSO 2003 needs to have the converter installed as a matter of course.
3 Use an open source product...open office>>http://www.openoffice.org/
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paws

Edited by paws, 05 July 2010 - 06:34 AM.

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#3 MobileMania

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 04:25 AM

hmm okay thanks

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Posted 08 July 2010 - 11:33 AM

The answer is #2. :) The compatibility pack gives older Office products native capability to open Office 2007 and newer files. It is seemless for the most part.

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