OOO defualt file-save-as

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at
Wed May 9 23:19:45 UTC 2007


Chris wrote:
> On Wed, 09 May 2007 18:35:54 -0400
> Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at> wrote:
>> Chris wrote:
>>> Hiya folks - 
>>> 	This prolly is for this list, but I figured someone might
>>> just well know.  Is there an option within OOO that you can set
>>> that will save your swriter files in MS Word format?
>> Click Tools-Options on the menu.  On the the left select,
>> Load/Save-General.  Default file format is at the bottom.  But it
>> would be better if you used ODT, which is a standard...
>> Matt Flaschen
> I agree Matt however, for now I would need to do this. Once OOO is a
> standard within our work environment (and with a little time), we can
> then start moving away from the "certain" format we need to use now. 
> That falls under Step 2 of moving away from MS products. Once our users
> are used to OOO, I'll slowly introduce the "save-as" when someone on
> the outside of the company wants that "certain" format.

I tend to mail documents to my colleagues, so I keep and edit them in
ODT and then use the 'File->Send..' option in OOwriter to send the
document in MS Word format! But if you have other means of distributing
documents this may not work too well!

Just a thought!

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