[Solved] Opening Corel WPD files

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[Solved] Opening Corel WPD files

Postby gyaltnnh » Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:45 pm

Searched support for this, found nothing newer than 2018, at which time the Apache OpenOffice wiki said that "current versions will open WPD files". Since I was running 4.1.5 (2017), I updated to 4.1.9. Still can't open WPD files. How do I do so?
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Re: Opening Corel WPD files

Postby RusselB » Mon Apr 12, 2021 12:00 am

My suggestion would be to try LibreOffice. It has better compatibility with a number of formats that are not supported by OpenOffice.
If that doesn't work, or if you want to try an alternative first, then you could try using http://www.zamzar.com to convert the WPD file(s) to OpenDocument format.
OpenOffice 4.1.7, LibreOffice 7.0.1.2 on Windows 7 Pro, Ultimate & Windows 10 Home (2004)
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Re: Opening Corel WPD files

Postby John_Ha » Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:04 am

LO 6.4.4.2, Windows 10 Home 64 bit

See the Writer Guide, the Writer FAQ, the Writer Tutorials and Writer for students.

Remember: Always save your Writer files as .odt files. - see here for the many reasons why.
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