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Covert Word 5 for Mac document into modern format

Posted on 2007-11-20
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I recently helped a friend pull some of her college papers of of her old Apple running OS 6 and complemented with Word for Mac v5.  The docs are not being read correctly by the modern version of Word on her XP PC.  Anybody know how to convert these into Word 97 or newer?
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http://www.w3.org/Tools/Word_proc_filters.html here is a huge list of compatibility relationship software.
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Nothing on this list seems to be appropriate.  Thanks for trying.
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http://www.activepdf.com/products/serverproducts/docconverter/file-type_list.cfm
http://www.processtext.com/abctxt.html

Here are two appz that say they will work. Plus here is a site from a guy who specializes in this believe it or not.
http://www.geocities.com/mr_vanhorn/works/websitehelp.html
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Yes, these have demo versions that claim to work with Word 5 for Mac.  Thanks.
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