help with file recovery?
michael.wiktowy at gmail.com
Wed May 14 22:54:43 UTC 2008
On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 3:02 PM, Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com> wrote:
> I have a MS Word file from several years ago that I want to look at. I can not
> open it with OpenOffice Writer, Abiword, gedit. All give a message that
> indicates there is something wrong with the file format - character encoding,
> damaged file etc. But when I use less to view the contents I get an initial
> warning that the file may be binary (fair enough, it is) then it shows me the
> content I more or less expected, though horribly unformatted and hard to
> It is all text that I want, no figures or graphics. As far as I know I could
> cut and paste from less, or use a hex editor, but that is horribly tedious
> for 35 pages or so of text. Anyone have a suggestion?
How does Google Docs digest it?
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