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5371Re: Word -> WP conversion problems

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  • tbgibson
    Sep 9, 2008
      I open all my Word documents by dragging the file onto the Text Edit
      icon. This opens the file in Text Edit while keeping the formatting.
      When I copy and paste the document's contents from Text Edit into
      WordPerfect, the formatting remains.

      Good Luck!
      Tina Gibson
      Fairfax, Va


      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com
      <mailto:wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com> , "ted_m_p_lee" <tmplee@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > I have a bunch of Word documents of uncertain vintage (all .doc, from
      a
      > Windows platform) that I'd like to process with WP (to use reveal
      codes
      > so I can edit some formatting.) I tried reading them with NeoOffice
      > and saving in rtf format, but that doesn't work -- WP only seems to
      see
      > the first couple of lines. (The whole document's fine in NeoOffice.)
      > Any quick bright ideas? Worse comes to worse I can simply cut from
      > NeoOffice and paste into WP (losing all the formatting) and reformat,
      > but I'd rather not. I admit I do not know if I have the latest set of
      > conversion filters -- if that's likely to make a difference I'll
      check.
      >
      > Ted Lee
      > Minnetonka, MN
      >



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