[Nottingham] Microsoft Publisher files convert

David Aldred david at familyaldred.org.uk
Mon Jan 9 23:52:00 GMT 2006

On Friday 06 Jan 2006 21:24, Michael Erskine wrote:
> Martin wrote:
> > What utilities are there for converting old MS Publisher files to
> > something a lot more useful that can then be edited? Anyone successfully
> > done this? Or is this yet another Billie-boy entrapment?
> Entrapment I'm afraid. One hope is to export as WMF to make readable in
> OpenOffice.

If it's the text you're after, exporting as RTF provides a way of getting the 
text into OOo.  

I may be missing something,  but it seems difficult to edit the text (more 
than a line at once, anyway) in a .wmf file opened in OOo.

David Aldred

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