Saturday, October 20, 2007

Reading DOCX and other Office 2007 formats using older versions of Office

If you're like me and haven't had a need to upgrade from Office 2000 but get sent a file in one of the new Office 2007 formats then you might be able to open up these files in your old version of Office using the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack, a free download.

There also seem to be a couple of free conversion services on the web if you're willing to upload your docs: and

I'll have to give OpenOffice a try some time :)

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