Author Topic: Converter for foreign files  (Read 4040 times)


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Converter for foreign files
« on: January 26, 2008, 06:33:44 PM »
Somebody can tell me how to convert wordstar files to word from french or italian. (problem of accents).


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Re: Converter for foreign files
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2008, 11:18:49 PM »
Saturday, January 26, 2008

If you are using WS7d, then use Star Exchange to convert the files to RTF.

Your other option is to download and try the converters listed here:

Habit will convert extended characters into text or HTML, which word can read.



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Converter for foreign files
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2008, 08:21:59 AM »
If you are seeking to translate, perhaps a better way, is to use the print function to output an ascii file to disc.

This file can then be input to one of a number of windows language converters now available.

The translated file can then be used elsewhere.

Would advise I have not tried this personally.

Advise how you get on.

Good Luck - Mike
« Last Edit: May 04, 2008, 08:29:40 AM by Mike_Newcomb »