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From: "James L. Owens" <>
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Potential problems with Office 2007
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 15:10:03 -0400
Will Vista open the docx and so on files?
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From: "Keefe, Jeanne M" <>
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Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 10:55 AM
Subject: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Potential problems with Office 2007
> Microsoft Office 2007 introduces a new file format which is XML based.
> The file compresses when saved and is decompressed when opened using zip
> compression technology. The new file extensions are called docx for Word
> document, xlsx for Excel, and pptx for Powerpoints. As a result files
> that are saved in these extensions can only be opened by others using
> Word 2007. If you are using a previous version of WORD you will not be
> able to open the files.
> However, if you are using Office 2007, you will need to save your files
> using the prior file types. To do this, simply use the Save As function
> and select the option for Word 97-2003 Document, Excel 97-2003 workbook,
> PowerPoint 97-2003 presentation, if you want ot be able to share these
> with others who do not have Office 2007.
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