slightly OT... .
henry.olyer at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 13:34:32 UTC 2010
I have some information that the problem is because the Macbook fonts are
different from the FreeBSD fonts.
Thank you!, thank you very much.
On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 10:33 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Oct 2010 22:22:26 -0400, Henry Olyer <henry.olyer at gmail.com>
> > I wrote some files using a MacBook and saved them as .RTF files.
> > And discovered that I couldn't move them to FreeBSD and use AbiWord.
> > What do I to make them work?
> You could try to use one of the tools provided in the ports
> a) rtf2latex
> then continue to remove macros to gain plain text
> b) rtf2html
> same game here
> c) rtfreader
> d) rtfx
> this is a tool that gives XML output - maybe usabe for
> further input to AbiWord
> e) unrtf
> includes processing like a) and b), and some more formats
> Which tool to use depends on how you intnd to further use the
> documents. If it's just about the text, the pure filter programs
> should be sufficient. Otherwise, try to load them in OpenOffice
> and see how you can export them from there; ^A ^C and ^V into
> a text editor should work from there, too.
> Oh the joy of nonstandard file formats. :-)
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