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Re: Any possibility of reading MS Works files in Linux?

Jeronimo Pellegrini <jpellegr@zaz.com.br> writes:

> Hello;
>   I receive wps (Microsoft Works) files regularly... And they are
>   important files. The person who sends them to me is not really a
>   computer person, and I've already tried to ask for the files in some
>   other format, but this is not an option, as far as I can
>   see. I've tried StarOffice and Corel WordPerfect, but they won't
>   read these files.
>   So... Is there any chance that I'll be able to read those files
>   without having to ask for someone else convert them into .doc ot
>   .txt?

     Try word2x:

Package: word2x
Version: 1:0.005-1
Priority: optional
Section: text
Maintainer: Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
Depends: libc6, libc6 (>= 2.1), libstdc++2.9-glibc2.1
Architecture: i386
Filename: dists/frozen/main/binary-i386/text/word2x_0.005-1.deb
Size: 60200
MD5sum: e86f815c5a55732c502898b638192272
Description: Translates Word files into ascii text or LaTeX
 Takes Word files and transforms them into ascii text or LaTeX
installed-size: 141
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