[PLUG] What opens an .xml file?

Matt McKenzie lnxknight at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 15:38:54 PDT 2011

Actually XML *is* "code" of a sort, it is a markup language not unlike HTML.
Any of your favorite text editors in Linux can edit the file, but it would
not show it in regular "readable" format.

Matt M.

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 3:24 PM, John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net>wrote:

> 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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