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Windows 7: Saving Documents in Libre Office


03 Nov 2012   #1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Saving Documents in Libre Office

Hi,I hope this is the correct place to ask this question?.
Well here goes anyway.
I use Libre office for all my documents and spreadsheets etc,Now the problem is when composing a document in Libre office then send it off to a friend who don't use Libre office.
He has Microsoft office so he cant open my document,What I really would like to know is what format should I save my documents in Libre office so that they can be read the other side with Microsoft office?.
Or would it solve a lot of hassle if I installed Microsoft office,I'm running windows 7 home premium.
Any help Please its causing a lot of problems between me and my local newspaper editor,Its not on a big scale just now and again I write about some old news and old photographs of where I live.

Help PLEASE.
Thanks.


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03 Nov 2012   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

see this article:
Have Libre Office Save in Microsoft Office Format by Default Drained Apple

or you can save each file as a PDF - then most everyone can open them
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03 Nov 2012   #3

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Yea thanks for that.One other point.
I have about fifty documents in Libre format,Would it be possible to convert these from Libre to Microsoft all together or will i have to convert one at a time?.

Thanks.

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03 Nov 2012   #4

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

you can try the info in this thread...
batch conversion with unoconv in Windows - Ask LibreOffice
...read every answer, maybe the last answer will work for you
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04 Nov 2012   #5

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Well,Many thanks for the info and the help you gave me.But have decided to get rid of Libre office as its been giving me a lot of agro as with regards sending libre documents to people and finding that they cant open them.
I was under the impression that libre office and open office was compatable with microsoft word,But found out the hard way it wasn't the best option to go down.

Now have gone and installed the microsoft office starter,Looks okay to me will do what I want it to do.It will do word documents and simple spreadsheets etc,Dont want the power point part of it to complicated for me.

Well many thanks for all info once again.
have a nice day,Very wet and cold here.
Diolch yn fawr.
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