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On 01/30/2012 02:11 PM, Gregory Forster wrote:
On 1/28/2012 1:10 AM, Jay Lozier wrote:
Can you post the file on nabble? A brief check indicates that *.lwp 
files should open in LO/OOo.

I wasn't quite sure how to navigate nabble. I'm not talking of one file, 
I'm talking of hundreds and hundreds of Lotus WordPro documents.  My 
client's 3rd Lotus WordPro installation floppy disk corrupted, so he 
cannot install his Lotus WordPro.  However, he wants to be able to 
access his Lotus WordPro documents.  I understood by the advertising on 
the LibreOffice web site that LibreOffice could read Lotus WordPro 
documents, that it was a "new feature" for 3.4.5 It was also posted as a 
"new feature" for3.3 I was just at the LibreOffice web site and since my 
posting of this question, now the ability to read Lotus WordPro 
documents is no longer there for 3.4.5, as well as being able to read 
other types of documents.  However, under the new features of 3.3 IS the 
ability to read Lotus WordPro documents.  So I downloaded the provided 
sample.  LibreOffice read that sample fine, but still won't read true 
LWP documents. I used 3.3 and downloaded and installed 3.4.5

I've no problem opening most lwp files in 3.3.3, 3.4.5, 3.5RC2 (linux).
However when I examine the files in a hex editor I see that they are
LWP7 versions. Samples that I tried (all work):

- Maps & Scales
[note grapics show up only as blank frames, but text is fine]

- Networktest.lwp

Attachment 52242 in:
only opens as a blank page & perhaps this is what you are experiencing.
However when I look at the file in the hex editor, it is significantly
different than the LWP7 files tested above. It is missing the LWP7 header:

0000000: 576f 7264 5072 6f00 0000 0000 0000 0000  WordPro.........
0000010: 4c57 5037 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000  LWP7............
0000020: 0000 ffff ffff 0000 0000 2e00 0000 0009  ................
0000030: 1100 9e14 0107 0f00 2c0e 1f3c 0100 eb1c  ........,..<....
0000040: 0000 1800 1600 576f 7264 2050 726f 2054  ......Word Pro T
0000050: 6578 7420 4669 6c65 2f44 4642 8900 9401  ext File/DFB....

and instead shows:

0000000: 576f 7264 5072 6f0d fb00 0000 0000 0000  WordPro.........
0000010: 0005 985c 8172 0300 40cc c1bf ffbd f950  ...\.r..@......P
0000020: 9989 030a 00bc 1ad8 4e02 007a dcb4 d111  ........N..z....
0000030: 0000 0600 1600 5c79 2387 0c08 2872 de80  ......\y#...(r..
0000040: a052 060f 1d10 46d2 b029 f382 8811 214f  .R....F..)....!O

So is it possible that your clients files are too old?

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