How to open wordperfect files?

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Roland
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How to open wordperfect files? These files were created in the early 90's with WP 4 and 5 (DOS/Windows).


I am using LibreOffice 3.4.4 in Linux Mint

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I have no word perfect docs

I have no word perfect docs to test with but LO 3.4.4 on Kubuntu says it will open .wpd files. This feature was probably in the package libobasis3.4-binfilter_3.4.4-402_amd64.deb

I am using the version of LO downloaded from the LO website not the one provided by (K)ubuntu.

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Roland
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When I try to open a

When I try to open a Wordperfect-doc, I see mainly empty pages, except for one line on top, like:

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do you want to try attaching
do you want to try attaching one of your docs, if it contains nothing you don't want made public?

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Roland
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Here is an example; don't

Here is an example; don't think it is top secret....

I had to change the extension to doc; *.wp5 is not allowed for upload.

Thanks

AttachmentSize
Afnog (kopie).doc 15.32 KB
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this won't open properly (as

this won't open properly (as you describe) using LO3.4.4 but does open fine in LO3.5 and Kword (looks better to me than LO)

I have saved both as odt for you to look at


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Afnog (kopie)KW.odt 6.7 KB
Afnog (kopie)LO.odt 20.82 KB

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Roland
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Thank you!!
Thank you!!
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:-)
:-)

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