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Windows 7: Word versus Word Perfect -- how to change back to WP file

28 Mar 2014   #1
JosieM

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Word versus Word Perfect -- how to change back to WP file

I am setting up a new computer with Windows 7 (from XP). I transferred some Word Perfect files to new computer prior to installing the Word Perfect 11 software. I changed one document to Word, and all of my WP documents changed. Now since I have WP installed, I would like to be able to open original WP documents in that program. I do not see a way to change the files back to WP. Although the files say "WPD File," they open in Word when I attempt to open them. I have tried to "Save As," but do not see the Word Perfect option. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks!

J Mills


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28 Mar 2014   #2
Kaktussoft

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I changed one document to Word, and all of my WP documents changed. Now since I have WP installed

=>Sure you changed only one document? How did you do that?
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28 Mar 2014   #3
JosieM

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Yes. I right-clicked a WP file and under the "File Type", I changed "Open With" to MS Word. This changed all of my WP files. Now it does not give me the option to change it back to Open With Word Perfect.
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28 Mar 2014   #4
JosieM

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Ok!! I think I found my solution. Thanks for "listening". Part of the issue is me trying to switch from XP to Win 7.
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