how to convert open office  odp to be used in MS office

Posted on 2006-04-28
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
we  havve a few customers who use open office and are not prepared to save them to anything useable.

I have open office on a spare machine and just convert them for now but its a bit clumsy

is there a bulk converter or something a normal user could use?

or even better a converter actually for office  had a look but cant se any converters in this direction, plenty of word to open office though.
Question by:mhamer
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ID: 16561942
Hi mhamer,

I could not find any odp file converters, so it looks like you'll be stuck converting them yourself (unless you can convince your customers to change - its amazing how quickly people will respond if they are told that no one can read/use their documents!).

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ID: 16562489
customer is novell, :-(

I dont think they will somehow.
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WillHudson earned 2000 total points
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How about setting up an Open Office macro to:
Open the file (in open office)
File --> Save as
Change file type to .doc (or whatever you need)

This way you should save yourself alot of time instead of doing it manually each time.

I'm afraid i can't help you in the actually setting up of the macro, but atleast its a possability

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ID: 16562917
will have a go

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