[buug] Corel WordPerfect isn't...

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Sep 11 13:05:03 PDT 2001

begin Claude Rubinson quotation:
> It appears that WordPerfect 8 for Linux is no longer available for
> download from either Corel or CNet.

To repeat:  http://linuxmafia.com/pub/linux/apps/ 

> The really crucial thing, of course, is the .wpd file format.  Does anyone
> know if any of the Unix wordprocessors can handle WP's file format?

Judging by its Open File dialogue, Star Office 5.2 doesn't, which seems
to make it unlikely that Open Office pre-6.0 build 633 does.  KWord
appears to offer only HTML, its own XML-based format, ApplixWord, ASCII, 
and some KPresenter formats.

So, I guess you'll have to fall back on WP 8.0.  ;->

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Rick Moen           40 or 50 years ago:  You can choose not to smoke, yourself,
rick at linuxmafia.com  but it's hard to avoid second-hand smoke."  -- M. Tiemann

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