Re: [icon-users] RISC OS file type for docx

  • From: Martin Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: icon-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 12:38:43 +0200

In message <528976d5bbjcgl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Jim Lesurf <jcgl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In article <b8fd418952.iyojohn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, John Rickman Iyonix
> <rickman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> What is the correct RISC OS file type for a  docx file?

>> Set type DOCX gives unknown file type. If set the type to MSWORD thn EW
>> says my file is not Word 6,7 or 8.

> FWIW I use 'Archive' or simply drop the ones I've had onto !SparkFS. It
> then opens them and lets me get at the content. This probably won't suit
> everyone, but lets me get the text.

Well, if you are not interested in formatting, styles, pictures and 
all the rest, then that might be OK in some cases, but if you do 
receive .docx files occasionally, I wonder why you are not considering 
uprading to a version of Easi/TechWriter that offers .docx import?

Martin Wuerthner           MW Software          lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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