can't open .docx files using OO2.3 in F7

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at
Fri Apr 24 18:27:25 UTC 2009

Dave Stevens wrote:
> the subject line says it. I downloaded the current version fro Linux from 
> and get a mass of rmps with dependencies. Suggestions? If I could open 
> this file (and others like it) I'd keep the version. For those inclined to 
> reccommend an upgrade I will do this when F11 is available but want to use 
> the current version of Fedora for another month or so.
> dave

It could be that MS created documents are not to the OOXML ISO standard 
and OOo is designed based on the ISO standard.  This problem is well 

I suggest you contact the OOo list but you may be asked to submit the 
document for analysis.

Robin Laing

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