I think that the XML only applies to the data, not the formats. I.e. you
can extract the text data out of the XML file, but if you want it in the
nice tabular formats with bullet points, etc. then you have to use MS
products. At least, that's the last I'd heard of it.
> On Thursday 02 June 2005 16:46, Nils Olofsson wrote:
>> bit off topic but what the hell.
>> The way to get Openoffice/MS Office to be 99.999% compatible is for MS
>> to allow the opening/saving of OpenOffice docs or just switch MS Office
>> to the Oasis document format (problem solved),So IMHO is not an
>> OpenOffice problem but a Microsoft problem :P
>> And with MSOffice 12 (aka MSOffice 2006? ) MS are supposed to be making
> their file formats completely XML ( by DEFAULT !!) having multiple files
> zipping them - just like OOo. They are even talking about plugins to allow
> older versions of MSOffice to be able to save in such formats :
>>http://blogs.msdn.com/brian_jones/archive/2005/06/01/424085.aspx>> Is it vaporware or just a stalling tactic ? ( or am I too cynical ? )
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