You have gotten me really curious - would you be willing to send one of the files?
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>>> On 12/3/2007 at 7:09 PM, in message <[log in to unmask]>, MicheleR
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> Leah Prescott wrote:
>> Could the "Voyager" font you see be a font used by the library
>> system Voyager? Are they .doc files? Can you convert from the .rtf
>> files to .txt?
> Let us say, they have a .doc extension and can be opened with Word --
> which of course doesn't necessarily mean they are actually real
> Word documents. I don't think they came out of the Voyager
> library system because Voyager doesn't store inventories,
> only MARC records. I can save it as rtf and it looks fine,
> but I still can't get out of rtf into anything plain text.
> Kate Bowers wrote:
> > You could try saving the document, in MSWord, as "Plain text."
> > Choose a NEW name for the file. MSWord may ask you to pick an
> > encoding.
> Save as -> plain txt gets me all those little boxes, no matter which
> encoding options I tried. Argh. Isn't technology supposed to make
> our lives EASIER??