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We are looking at OpenOffice as a potential corporate tool, however we have
run into some issues relating to our company templates. We have several
document templates that will not convert and give the error "This is not a
WinWord97 file". These files open in Word 97 without a problem.

The templates in question do have VB macros and we do not expect these to
work, however documentation would suggest that these files should at least
open and/or convert to odf format, even if they lose the macros.

I have attached a sample, can anyone help with this issue.

kind regards

Derry Birse
IT Support Manager
Converteam UK Ltd

Phone: +44(0)1788 563268

Converteam UK Ltd. Registration Number: 5571739 and Converteam Ltd. Registration Number: 2416188 
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