Elizabeth, the difference between file formats are the control codes that define all layout and font information. When you open any document K1K needs to convert it temporarely in KES format to manage its own display. Hence the conversion when opening an RTF file. Guido Guido Dante Corona IBM Accessibility Center, Austin Tx. Research Division, Phone: 512. 838. 9735. Email: guidoc@xxxxxxxxxxx Web: http://www.ibm.com/able "E." <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent by: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 04/04/2005 03:52 PM Please respond to bksvol-discuss To bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx cc Subject [bksvol-discuss] Re: Page breaks Does anyone know what k 9 is talking about when it talks about converting a rtf file when I open it? What is it doing?