Re: Fwd: Questions

From: Alan Horkan (
Date: Tue Apr 16 2002 - 05:30:20 EDT

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    On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Francisco Borneo wrote:

    > Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 23:30:19 -0300
    > From: Francisco Borneo <>
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    > Subject: Re: Fwd: Questions
    > At 18:39 09/04/02 +0100, Alan wrote:
    > >if you mean can you open .abw documents without having abiword the answer
    > >is basically no.
    > If you want to uninstall aw and retain your files, save them in .rtf,
    > delete aw and, maybe, you'll be able to open them in Atlantis, Word,
    > Staroffice and so on. I guess...

    maybe not StarOffice
    they follow the RFT standard exactly, but Microsoft does not follow the
    standard (and we chose to follow MS) so it breaks.

    But besides plaintext, Rich Text Format (.rft) is definately your best

    Alan Horkan

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