Re: [tdf-discuss] Status of .docX etc.
On 13/12/2011 14:43, Harold Fuchs wrote:
Can LO read/import these formats for *editing*? All of them? If not, which?
Yes, all of them.
Can LO write/export these formats? All of them? If not, which?
Yes, all of them, although - given the immense complexity and the non
standard nature of MS Office formats - interoperability is not perfect,
and the layout of the documents might have slight differences.
If and when MS will release a standard implementation of OOXML (4 years
after the standardization is a long enough time frame to raise serious
doubts), LO will be able to improve the interoperability.
In any case, a format that needs a 7.200 pages manual is intrinsically
far too complex (ODF manual is just over 1.000 pages, i.e. still a huge
document, although 5 times smaller).
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