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lwp (Lotus - wordpro 97) FILES

 
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:52 am    Post subject: lwp (Lotus - wordpro 97) FILES Reply with quote

Please, Is there any way to open .lwf files with OpenOffice?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The standard WordPro file extension was .lwp. Unfortunately there is no way to open these files in OOo, this has been requested previously:
http://qa.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=11215
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 1:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Friday, November 09, 2007

IBM Symphony, now in Beta 2, is the Open Office branch which open Lotus Word Pro files.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you mean .lwp instead of .lwf then you can export them as MS Word .doc and then open then with OOo.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2007 7:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

In a pinch, you can recover the text from a .lwp file using text tools and a good text editor.

You'll have to re-format it, and if the document used a lot of frames it will be a challenge to put Humpty-Dumpty back together, but it can be done.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Saturday, November 10, 2007

acknak wrote:
In a pinch, you can recover the text from a .lwp file using text tools and a good text editor.


This will work for only two of the four formats in which LWP saves--the ones without compression.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Never knew that. The few that I've done were all uncompressed I suppose.

Thanks for the clue!
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