Re: OOo conversion from Word

Subject: Re: OOo conversion from Word
From: kevin -dot- lovejoy -at- trnswrks -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 06:56:49 -0700

I forgot to include the following information.

I originally wrote the doc in Word 2000 and have converted it to 2002.

I am also running on Windows XP.

> Thanks to all who suggested that I make the switch to OOo.
> I have attemped to convert my 650 page Word document to OOo with less than
> promising results.
> I used the File>AutoPilot>Document Converter option converting from an
> Office Word doc.
> The results were not very good. I have a high number of tables and
> graphics (with many of the graphics embedded in the tables.) The graphics
> appeat to be all over the place, many not even on the same page (some even
> overlaying my TOC.)
> In addition, my footer is only present on the odd numbered pages.
> Is there a way to fine tune the filter to correct the situation.
> Are there any other hints from those experienced OOo users.
> Thanks,
> Kevin



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