Re: Win95 version freezes trying to open Word 97 files

Jeff Hostetler (
Fri, 30 Jul 1999 10:45:02 -0500

do you have a debugger on your system ??
if so, could you take a quick look and
see where it is stuck ??


At 10:33 AM 7/30/99 -0500, Tingley, John wrote:
>I succeeded in opening Abiword after installing the comctrl32.dll patch you
>recommended yesterday, thank you.
>However, when I tried to open an existing Word 97 file from a floppy, the
>dialog boxed greyed out and the machine froze--that is after nothing
>happened for a minute or so, I found that Abiword was described by Win95 as
>"(not responding)".
>Abiword would open some old WordPerfect 5.1 files on the same disk; it
>didn't convert them but displayed all the coding and many odd characters,
>etc., but it did open them.

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