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Why do Word perfect files want to be opened in MS word?!!!

Q: Why do Word perfect files want to be opened in MS word?!!!

I have many WP8 files I created that when I try to open them, they give the "convert from MS word 97" dialog box, and when I say ok, fine, I just get "illegal operation" and the program shuts down.

they were created in wp; why can't I just open them in wp? Why are they asking to be converted from ms word? Is there something I can do about this?

thanks

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A: Why do Word perfect files want to be opened in MS word?!!!

You still have WordPerfect installed?

If so, select a WP file, then with the Shift key held, right mouse, select Open With, scroll to WordPerfect, select it, ensure that "Always use this program ......" is selected, and OK your way out.

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I recently had a really discouraging problem, where a ton of very special files I'd spent weeks working on, refused to open in either word perfect 8 (in which they'd been created) or ms word from office xp suite. I would either get a message in word perfect about an "unsupported format," or it would try to suggest i open them in ms word 97, and then fail. In word, the doc would open, but be in total gibberish. I tried opening them on different machines, different os's, everything.

I have since been able to recover the original docs from my laptop and I'm ok, but it was scary, to be honest. All that work...anyway, I am wondering what happened, and how to avoid it in the future.

I believe that what may have happened, is that I opened some of the files in both word perfect 8 and ms word, and that somehow this corrupted them. (I don't remember my reason for doing this, but I know I had one at the time.)Are there some guidelines/warnings/issues I should know about in terms of opening docs in multiple applications? Or on different machines (my school computer, home computer, laptop, etc.)?

Also...are there any special conditions that will cause corruption like this to occur, that I should know about?
 

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Hello i have a dell with widow's XP 2000 and have a little problem!!

I have a game called NASCAR Racing 2003 season and the car files are named as follows:

Example: chevy.cup.car... the file ext is .car

I wanted to open a file with this name so i opened it with wordpad and after doing so
every file with the ext ".car" is now in wordpad form how do i undo this
"WITHOUT" system restore!!

PLEASE HELP!!
Thank you!
Threewide83
 

A:Opened a file with word pad now all are word pad files!!

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Well i did a big report on my computer with Word Perfect i couldnt print it so i took to school on my flash drive. IN my first class i edited it on Word 2007 and in the class i could print it they had Word 2003 and i couldnt open my file and now i cant even open it in word perfect. I doubt i can use the laptops for a while anyway i can open this on wordperfect
 

A:Solved: Word Perfect- Word 2003 - word 2007

If you saved the file in the "new" Word 2007 format (with a file extension of .docx) then you will be unable to open it in the other applications.

For Word 2003 you can install a converter, but I know of no XLM converter for WordPerfect.

When using Word 2007 you need to "save as" Word 97-2003 format to retain backwards compatibility.
 

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I use Word Perfect 11 and want to send documents, letters etc I have created in WP to others who use Microsoft Word. Is there a way when I go to save my files that I should save in a particular format that they will be able to open and read ?
Tks for any help
Budo
 

A:are word perfect files readable by "Word" user

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Our church secretary uses Word Perfect 12.

She has had no problem until now opening Word 2007 document in Word Perfect.

Now it says the files are in an unsupported format.

Any suggestions??

We already have the conversion program for Word Perfect installed.

Do we need an update of some kind??

Thanks.
 

A:Word Perfect 12 suddenly will no longer open Word 2007 documents

Have you contacted Corel support? Checked the site for FAQs?
 

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This post was entered in 2007. I am having exactly the same problem and also have a dell computer, but I never saw a resolution. Any comments.

I have copied the previous post below:

I have an Ethernet connected home network involving two computers both running Windows XP Home Edition and WordPerfect. The network works well for sharing the Internet and printers, and well in most cases for file sharing. We have no problem sharing pictures and most other files. The exception is WordPerfect files. Both computers run WordPerfect. The oddity is that some WP files open OK, whereas others don't. On those that don't, we get the popup message:" WordPerfect: Either this document is in use or is specified as READ ONLY . You may edit the document , but you must save it with a new name. Continus? YES or NO". (In reality, the documents were neither in use nor were they specified READ ONLY the last time I tried to open them) If I say YES, I then get another popup saying "WordPerfect: Access denied. You do not have rights to do this". We have checked repeatedly to make sure that file sharing settings are correct as we understand them.

I would greatly appreciate any suggestions you may have. addnovice
 

A:Word Perfect Files not opening

genieboy said:


On those that don't, we get the popup message:" WordPerfect: Either this document is in use or is specified as READ ONLY . You may edit the document , but you must save it with a new name. Continue? YES or NO". (In reality, the documents were neither in use nor were they specified READ ONLY the last time I tried to open them) If I say YES, I then get another popup saying "WordPerfect: Access denied. You do not have rights to do this". We have checked repeatedly to make sure that file sharing settings are correct as we understand them.Click to expand...

I periodicaly get the first message, but have never had the second. I don't use a network. When you get the second message shut down one computer and try again.

You might try putting your problem (include your version) on the WP forum at http://www.wpuniverse.com/vb/
 

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Question:

Is there a way to convert a group of files at one time?

I have a floppy full of Word Perfect documents that I want to convert to Word.

Do I have to open each up individually and save as?

Or can I convert them all at once?
 

A:converting files from perfect to word

Yes you can convert them all at once:

Two links that describe batch conversion of WordPerfect Docs to
Word Docs.

General Conversion Tips

Word 2000 conversion wizard
 

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I am setting up a new computer with Windows 7 (from XP). I transferred some Word Perfect files to new computer prior to installing the Word Perfect 11 software. I changed one document to Word, and all of my WP documents changed. Now since I have WP installed, I would like to be able to open original WP documents in that program. I do not see a way to change the files back to WP. Although the files say "WPD File," they open in Word when I attempt to open them. I have tried to "Save As," but do not see the Word Perfect option. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks!

J Mills

A:Word versus Word Perfect -- how to change back to WP file

I changed one document to Word, and all of my WP documents changed. Now since I have WP installed

=>Sure you changed only one document? How did you do that?

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I have a folder of documents created on Word perfect X4 that I need to convert to Word 2003. I have Word 2007 but have found that some with older Word versions (before docx) have trouble opening them.

I tried the Word batch conversion utility in the program but the docs came out garbled. This would save me a lot of time.

thanks!
 

A:Need to batch convert Word perfect X4 docs to Word 2003

It is not the conversion that is the problem, you need to make sure that Word 2007 is set to Save As "Word 97-2003" documents to be the default.
 

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I have Windows Vista with a portable usb external floppy disk drive for 1.44 mb disks with data from 1989 to now with password protected files can't remember the password. Any way to bypass protection as I would like the info to tranfser to cds.
 

A:Word Perfect 4.2 password protected files

Sorry. We can't help you with that type of problem. Please read the rules about passwords.
 

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Hey Guys, Issue wherein the customer could not save files in Corel Word Perfect X3. The Operating System the customer was using was Windows Vista Solution: Dand install Service Pack 2 http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satellite/us/...d=1166554021807 Issue Resolved!! Renji George(Moderator edit: moved post to more appropriate forum, jgweed)

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We upgraded from Windows XP to a new HP Pavilion PC running Vista Home Premium. Installed Word perfect 10 with all the service packs/hotfixes I could find and copied the documents over. I can see and open the files but can not save or save as. The Save dialog box comes up but it is not pointing to the default file location I set up in WP. The file name always comes up *.* - which I can change but it will not let me set a file type (the line is blank and I can not type in it) and clicking the save button does nothing.
 

A:Solved: Can not save files in Word Perfect 10

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I work as an adm. assistant and am in the process of getting a new computer. Most all of my documents on my current computer are Word Perfect format. Is there any way to convert everything over to Word? I hate to think I need to save each and every document in Word BEFORE installing all of the records to the new system. Is it possible to transfer everything as is and then convert to Word afterward?
 

A:Transferring Word Perfect Documents to Word on new system

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After recent full system recovery caused by one or more virus, I am unable to re-install Microsoft Word or Word Perfect on my Compaq Presario, which has Windows XP. Microsoft Word will sometimes start the process but then just stops, giving no indication of what steps to take next or what the problem is. Word Perfect seems to start the process each time but then gets hung up with updating what it describes as the SHFolder.dll. Have waited as long as 20 minutes for this update. The screen does show activity but it just never seems to get done. I cannot take the installation process past that point.

Any suggestions on how I can correct or cure this problem?
 

A:Unable to install either Microsoft Word or Word Perfect

Check here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q303437/ for some help - probably the .dll is either corrupt or the path not recognized. Depending on whether or not this page helps, either fix it with that or lookup SHFolder.dll. on the net and download a new copy from somewhere like http://www.dll-files.com/dllindex/dll-files.shtml?shfolder and install it.
 

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One of the features I really liked in the DOS version of WordPerfect 5.1 was the ability, when highlighting, to simply type a character or string of chars. near the end of the relevant portion to be highlighted and have the program take the highlight directly there.

Can WORD 2000 do this? So far, all I can figure out is how to highlight either an entire word, sentence, or line, but none of them with the precision that WordPerfect 5.1 allowed.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.

And GOBBLE-GOBBLE!!!
Iris
 

A:Solved: Can Word 2000 emulate Word Perfect 5.1 (DOS)

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My operating system is Vista. I have been using it since I bought a HP Pavilion. I am using Corel Word Perfect for my written documents. Just the other day when opened Word Perfect the TEXT looked like half inch black block on the top of the page. It looked liked there was on spacing between letters, all there was black spots on the top of the page Nothing worked on this page. Yet when I COPYED and PASTED the document into Microsoft Word it was all right.
Is Vista causing this problem? How can I fix Word Perfect?
PLEASE HELP Pastor Harvey
 

A:Word/ Letter/ Spacing problen in Word Perfect

I found out what the problem was. The problem in Word Perfect was coused by the printer. The driver in the printer was out of date and coused a malfunction which caused the text to pile up in the corner of the page. We instaled the update driver and it worked.
Pastor Harvey
 

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Hi,
I am glad I found this forum!!!
I would like to know how do I change the font size to larger than a 72 I need my letters to be bigger than this for a banner????
Help

 

A:Is There Any Way To USe A Larger Font In Word, Or Word Perfect Than 72?

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Hi All, This is my first post so forgive me if I goof it up (ha!). Anyway, Neither Word or Wordperfect seems to work on 2 different machines at a customer of mine. Word produces the 'Send/Don't Send' error and Wordperfect just locks up. Anyhoo I was stumped and thought you guys could help. Here is my Hijack This Log.Thanks in advance for anyhelp.RoyLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:31:27 PM, on 7/31/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Common\DataServer.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\McciCMService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgam.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\NICCONFIGSVC.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PSIService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\Program F... Read more

A:Weirdness With Ms Word And Word Perfect - Hjt Log Included

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Is there a way to put a word perfect 10 doc. into a word 2000 doc. I have word perfect 10 but my school has word 2000. I need to print my paper but don't know how. Can anyone help??
 

A:Solved: Word perfect 10 to word 2000 doc.

Word should be able to open the WordPerfect document. Or you can save the document as a Word 97 document in WP. Do file>Save As, and in the File Type box Select Word 97/2000/2002, and click save.
 

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Hi,
I just uninstalled something with word perfect on my dell inspiron 600 in order to free space b/c I didn't think that I used it, but now all my word docs (I'm running windows 2003 with a 2007 service compatibility patch/update) have turned into what looks like word pad docs! How do I find what was uninstalled and get it back?
Thanks!
Laura
 

A:uninstalled word perfect, now word isn't working

Did you mean Office 2003? Windows 2003 is a server operating system.

Do you still have Office 2003 installed? Can you launch Word? Did you search for Word.exe? If it exists, what happens when you run it? If it doesn't, it's not installed.
 

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hello, i use word at home to do a lot of things, kids charts for their allowance, lists, just lots, but at work we use word perfect 10 so i send things from home to work to print out in color at their cost but cant seem to read or open them is there a way to get this done? and vise versa.. thanks

all using windows xp (is there any other program )
 

A:can you convert word perfect to word and back again?

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I have an Ethernet connected home network involving two computers both running Windows XP Home Edition and WordPerfect. The network works well for sharing the Internet and printers, and well in most cases for file sharing. We have no problem sharing pictures and most other files. The exception is WordPerfect files. Both computers run WordPerfect. The oddity is that some WP files open OK, whereas others don't. On those that don't, we get the popup message:" WordPerfect: Either this document is in use or is specified as READ ONLY . You may edit the document , but you must save it with a new name. Continus? YES or NO". (In reality, the documents were neither in use nor were they specified READ ONLY the last time I tried to open them) If I say YES, I then get another popup saying "WordPerfect: Access denied. You do not have rights to do this". We have checked repeatedly to make sure that file sharing settings are correct as we understand them.

I would greatly appreciate any suggestions you may have. addnovice
 

A:Problem Opening Word Perfect Files on Home Network

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Alright here is the case. I open up MS Word and of coarse you get a blank page. But when you try and open a word file it displays the picture as shown below (first picture). Now when i try and close MS Word, an event happens as shown by the second picture. I click no and yep, you get the third picture. I then cancel this window and i end up back into word, just minus the blank page or open file. Trying to close MS Word again i get the fourth picture and I click no, which now closes word. Overall I just want to be able open a file, and close MS Word without these problems. The fourth picture shows what programs are running in the system tray.
 

A:MS Word and something stopping files being opened

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Hello,

I am currently studying for an Amazon Web Services (AWS) certificaiton. I need to use their assigned private keys to log-in to VMs. These private keys are given as .pem files and in a program called PuttyGen I convert them into .ppk files so I can use them on Putty.

I accidentally opened one of these .ppk files in Word. Now all .ppk files are saved as Word Docs and I cannot get them to save the way they did before. Please anyone let me know how to fix this. Urgent!!!!!
 

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So when i open any file like a PDF or something, it's automatically opened as an excel document when i want it to be word. I've already tried setting word as a default app but it still doesn't work.
Also, i tried going to the downloaded files and pressed 'open documents like this with word from now on' but afterwards when i open that same file it still opens in excel. Can someone please help me, i have to print stuff for school but I can't because of this.
 

A:All my files are opened as excel instead of word

Well you can Print in the interim. Instead of pushing a file to an application via its File Association, you can always open the Application and then open the document and print it.

So if you try to open a PDF, DOC, DOCx, and others they are all associated to MS Excel ?

Did you Right-Click on a PDF file and choose "Open With" ---> Choose Default Program
And set it back to Adobe Reader ( or whatever PDF viewer you use ) ?

likewise...

Did you Right-Click on a DOC and DOCx files and choose "Open With" ---> Choose Default Program
And set it back to Microsoft Word ?

Additionally...
Did you go to Control Panel and use the Default Programs applet and then choose "Set your Default Program" and then choose the Program like Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word and have it "Set this program as default" ?
 

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Suddenly, I cannot open an: .rtf Microsoft Word document file.

It is an incoming file from a trusted source.

I can download the file, see the corresponding file images, then when I
click on an image, I get a message from Micosoft Word (with the yellow
triangle enclosing an exclamation point) which says: The server application,
source file or item cannot be found. Make sure the application is properly
installed, and that it has not been deleted, moved, or renamed.

Please help me open this file, it is a work-related file, and I've tried so
many times already.

Thanking you in advance.
 

A:.rtf Microsoft Word document files aren't opened

Was Office loaded on that machine at work?
If so it is my guess that one of two things is happening.

1) The Office dll that displays pictures is resident on the work network and is only loaded when it is needed - thus displaying that message.

2) A similar thing with the document that just the link (and thumbnail) to the pictures were included in the document. The actual pictures are still on the network.
 

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I want to send my resume to an employer as an attachment in an e-mail, but they will only accept resumes in one particular format. Quoting from the prospective employers website: "Applications will be accepted in MS Word 97, otherwise known as Word 7 format". I don't own WORD, and don't have the cash to go out an buy it. However, Word Perfect 10 was installed on my computer by the manufacturer. I rarely use Word Perfect as most if not all employers want resume's in WORD format. I noticed while playing around with Word Perfect that you supposedly can save a new document in any number of formats. Two of the options listed in a drop down list are: "MS WORD 6.0/7.0 for Windows" and "MS WORD 97/2000/2002 for Windows". Does Word Perfect do a good job converting files for WORD? Which drop down option should I choose in Word Perfect so that it will be formatted for Word 97/WORD 7? I'm confused because it looks like either of the Word Perfect WORD options would work, but I don't want to have my resume passed over because of incorrect formatting. Thanks for any help, experiences!
 

A:Word Perfect to MS Word Conversion?

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How do I convert old Word-Perfect (WP) files on diskett to Word on my new Emachine hard-drive. I thought Word had an automatic converter. Actually, my emachine didn't come with the full version Word, but with Works Word-Processor. Anyway, I found that a couple of my diskett WP files opened okay in Word Pad, but most don't open in anything. Does anyone know the solution. Thanks.
 

A:Converting Word Perfect To Word

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Re: OS 98/2nd <---- Corel's word perfect 9

Hi Tech Guys,

I was told a couple of threads ago to get word viewer 97 (freebie) in order to open Microsoft word 2000 email attachments; but, for today I'm in the market for emailing scanned documents, in word perfect 9 targets, to send a microsoft word computer.
Is there anyway I can make my scanned items microsoft friendly for sending attachments ?

Thanking you
Veri.
 

A:MS Word won't open Word Perfect 9

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I've got a diskette that I put some info on over three or four years ago, that I need to open. Unfortunately, I used Word Perfect at the time, (can't remember which version, probably old at the time), and I desperately need to open it, but MS Word 2002 doesn't seem to be able to do it. At the time on the computer I had then, whatever version of MS Word I had, to the best of my memory, would open it with no problem. I think Word 2002 has a converter, but I it doesn't work or at least I can't get it to. I thought it was automatic, for that matter.

Now all I get when I open it is mostly a bunch of Y's and O's. Since I don't have Word Perfect anymore, does anyone have any idea how I can get it to open?
 

A:Can I open Word Perfect with MS Word?

Not sure but I think I have opened some old type files in Notepad before. From Win3.1 days.
 

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We have a Word Perfect Mail Merge Program and would like to know if it can be converted to the Microsoft Word Mail Merge Program.
 

A:Converting Word Perfect to Word

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I'm not sure if anyone has posted anything like this because I'm not quite sure what you would call this problem I have. I have 217 pages of stuff saved in a document in Microsoft Word Perfect because it's such a big file. One day I opened Word Pad just because I was cleaning out my files looking for a certain document and I opened up this 217 page file. When I opened it in Word Pad, it came up as a bunch of symbols and weird dots with apostrophes and percent signs etc. So, when I went to close it I accidentally pushed save because it's right next to the close button. When I went to open the document in Word Perfect, it was no longer in english, it was in symbols and dots etc. Naturally, everyone I asked about the problem thought it was the font that was changed. Which, it wasn't. I was trying to read through my computer help support and it said a lot of stuff about it being coded and what not, which is fine and great and all, but I don't know how in the heck I change it back. I've even tried calling the Word Perfect help and support and they said they weren't sure. I was hoping someone could please help me and tell me what to do.
 

A:word pad/word perfect issues

Not good news I fear.

Wordpad would have "interpreted" the WP document code to something displayable (gibberish characters) and then saving it has overwritten this "interpretation" back over the actual document code.

I know of no way to recover the original, it's been replaced with non-meaningful characters as far as WP is concerned.

Do we assume you make no backups of any important documents? if so its a sad reminder of the need to do so.
It would be no different if your hard drive failed (which is another all too common event), it would be lost just the same.
 

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Hi Guys - I'm new to this site and not very tech savvy or sure of which forum topic to post this under. If I'm not posting under the right topic please let me know which topic thread would be more suitable.

I run Word 2007 on Windows 7. I recently had a virus hide all my documents and programs - the virus has been removed but it has changed things around.

I cannot open the word documents I have stored in My Docs. All the icons next to the name of the word files are showing up as a little orange page - when I click on the file name, a Microsoft Office 2010 window comes up which says "The Microsoft Office Product needed to open this file is not installed on your computer". And then it has the invitation to purchase Office 2010.
Does anyone know what's going on here with this and know how I can rectify this & change this back somehow so I can open & read these docs in Word 2007 again?

I can open Word 2007 and make a new document and save it but if I go to open it again it has been converted into this other file with the orange page icon and I cannot open it.

(I can open & save in wordpad - the wordpad doc can be saved in My Docs and it will reopen so I can read it again. Also my music, picture and video files all open ok.)
Running:
HP dv6 Notebook Pc
Intel - i7 - 2630QM CPU @ 2.00Ghz
8GB ram - 64 bit operating system
Windows 7 Home Premium

thanks so much
 

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Hi, all. Just a quick question with, hopefully, a quick YES for an answer from one of you!

I have a couple of die-hards (friends.....) that I work with who like Word, (and as the office grows, WORD format is much more acceptable and they've just transitioned) but hate the fact that it has never had a "reveal codes" command as does Word Perfect. I keep telling them that in Word 2003 Pro, there MUST be! "Help" has been useless in this instance.

Anyone? I'd really like to lay Word Perfect to rest in my office.

TMIA,

Caron

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A:WORD v. Word Perfect

Sorry.

As far as I know the closest it gets is "reveal formatting" which is still (apparently) far short of WP reveal codes. I have not tried Word 2003.

There is a technical reason though, Word uses "Styles" for formatting where WP uses embedded codes. Its a different philosophy and makes direct comparison hard.

WP is/was a very good word processor package, its just that the rest of the world uses Word, and not to do so causes compatability issues. Its certainly not a case of Word being better. Just different.
 

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Is it possible to convert a word perfect document to word? IF so, how? I've only dealt with word and my sister has her resume, from what I am told, on word perfect? I have a microsoft office 2000 cd if needed. thanks for any help.
 

A:word perfect to word

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I have both Word Perfect 12 and Word 2002 on my hard drive. Any time I use Word, the document is saved in Word Perfect. How do I make each save within its own program? I use Word more than Word Perfect. Can I convert all the Word Perfect files to Word and then just delete Word Perfect? I have tried going through Microsoft Help but have received no guidance. HELP!!!

Thanks
 

A:Word vs. Word Perfect

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I am having to use WORD as Word Perfect 7 needs a patch and I need to know where I can get it.
 

A:WORD v. Word Perfect

Originally posted by tpalmer2:
I am having to use WORD as Word Perfect 7 needs a patch and I need to know where I can get it. Click to expand...

What patch? For what version of windows?
 

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Guys,

Thought it would be interesting to create a thread like this. As a writer, I use both MS Word and Word Perfect. Assessing the level of Word Processing choices out there is larger than many people realize. I still use Word 97 because I am a home user and it's too expensive for me to update. However, I also have Word Perfect 12 and like many of its features as well.

I have more experience with MS Word than with Word Perfect. I have not used the other alternatives such as Open Office, www.openoffice.org or the retail version Star Office. My comments will cover only +'s and -'s of MS Word and Corel Word Perfect:

MS WORD+'s: The industry standard used by businesses and home users Many integrateable features to create and refine any type of writing.

MS WORD -'s: Way too overpriced for what you get, especially if you are only a home user. Newer versions are often bloated. They slow up system resources. They also contain other programs that home users are not likely to use.

WORD PERFECT+'s: Seems to be less of a resource hog. Avoids the annoying wizards for simple tasks. Formatting seems to be MORE OF WHAT YOU WANT TO DO, NOT WHAT THE PROGRAM THINKS YOU WANT TO HAVE DONE. Better security because it's not as well know as Word and is less prone to viruses and malware. Less expensive than Word. I love Word Perfect's "Make it Fit" feature!

WORD PERFECT -'s: Not supported like it used to be for schools and businesses who ... Read more

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I am trying to create print outs to iron on to tee shirts. The problem is I dont know how to make the text backwards on Word Perfect Microsoft Word Mode. I need it to print like SIHT and not THIS...anyone know what to do
 

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can anyone tell me how to write text in landscape format and then, on the same page, write more text but in portrait format ? each time I try to do this, as soon as I switch to portrait the previous text also changes to portrait. The purpose of this excercise is to make a chart that contains both horizontal and vertical text.
 

A:Word Perfect 12

The only way I know of to do this is to create a table, and then change the text orientation on the cell.
 

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HELP!!!!
Somehow my bold is "stuck" on and will not come off. I have gone to Format
FONT and APPEARANCE AND THE word BOLD is not checked. I have made sure it is not checked on my tool bar also. But everything is being typed in BOLD. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!!
 

A:Word Perfect 9

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My DISK # 9 of my Word Perfect 6.1 Floppies disintigrated...all else is OK
Can anyone help me get a copy?
 

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I recently had my computer clean of infections at our local computer store. They did fine getting rid of infections, but had to put windows back in after they were done. I had them use a backup to keep the info I wanted, and they did. I went to check on a certain file and noticed that they did not reinstall word perfect so I have the disk to do it. I tried to reinstall it but it will not install. When I do the disk seems to run alright but nothing comes up on the screen while it is running, and I know that something should show up on the screen. Can you help me get this reinstalled. Thanks.
 

A:word perfect

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When using WP7 to display book info. consisting of title(bold italics, font 8), description(bold off, italics, font 7 )two colors used, each description separated by two blank lines ; I find if I go back to edit by changing font from 8 to 7 and/or, black to red ,the following three or four entries also change their fonts & colors without input from me. This very annoying and time consuming. Can anyone suggest a solution please ?
 

A:Word Perfect 7

Hiya

I've moved this to Business Applications for more response

eddie
 

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When I open my Word Perfect 12 program I get a drop down window stating- Word Perfect. The scale factor required to show these pages (1%) may be too small to guarantee an accurate display representation.

This happened accidentally when I clicked on a wrong icon. Can someone help me restore my screen to normal size. I tried clicking on the zoom icon but that was not highlited and did not work.
 

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