Opening MS Publisher files

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Sun Nov 5 14:18:37 UTC 2006

On 05/11/06, Nikolai <psalmos at> wrote:
> Jamie wrote:
> > I know it's a long shot, but is there anything on Linux that will open MS Publisher files? I have quite a number if large files that I would like to work on without having to recreate them.
> > Any suggestions appreciated.
> Scribus can work with EPS and SVG formats, perhaps even editable PDF.
> Can you save your Publisher files into these formats? EPS is an ancient
> industry standard file format, I would imagine Publisher should be able
> to export into this format. If you don't have access to a Windows
> machine with Publisher on it, and you've got only Publisher files to
> work with, I'm afraid you're stuck, I don't think any Linux DTP app can
> open these files. I'll be more than happy to be corrected on this point
> though.

If need be, send me the files and I'll convert them on the
university's windows machines. I'm pretty sure that publisher is
installed there.

Dotan Cohen

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