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[Discuss] LibreOffice and .docx files

On Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 08:25:45PM -0500, Nancy Allison wrote:
> Is there a Word-compatible open source program that truly does not trash
> the formatting? Or is it simply not possible to pass documents back and
> forth between Word and an open source program like LibreOffice or
> OpenOffice? I used Open Office years ago, haven't used it recently, it used
> to trash the files, too.

The Open Office project still exists with different leadership (it's
now an Apache project), and while my understanding is on the whole
Libre Office's Word compaitibility is better, it may be possible that
a recent version of Open Office handles your particular document
better, depending on exactly what features it is using.  Could be
worth a try.  As others said, also try upgrading your Libre Office

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