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From: MicheleR <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, December 3, 2007 10:09:09 PM
Subject: Re: Technical question on document format [slightly OT]
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
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??
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