[PLUG] What opens an .xml file?

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Thu Jun 30 15:24:06 PDT 2011


On Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:15:18 -0700
Tim <tim-pdxlug at sentinelchicken.org> dijo:

>> Does anyone have any suggestions?

>I think there was this transitional period where MS Office saved its
>new format with .xml extension, but now it's .docx.
>
>Try making a copy of the file and rename it with an extension ".docx"
>and then open it in open office or libre office.  The newer the
>version of OO/LO the better.  If that doesn't work, then I'm not sure
>what the free alternatives are...

Good suggestion.

Didn't work. Still got pages of code interspersed with snippets of the
text. :(



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