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Viewing a word doc

  1. Aug 23, 2005 #1
    Is there a small free program that can view MS Word .docs in Windows (xp)? Preferably something small that just can view and print them. I know there is Open Office and others, but they are a big download and do more than I need. I can't find my office cd lol

    Thanks.


    edit... Nevermind, I found "http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...87-8732-48d5-8689-ab826e7b8fdf&DisplayLang=en" from MS, supposedly free.
     
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  3. Aug 24, 2005 #2
    other than that you can look for abiword which will read MS word, Word Perfect and many other formats as well as save to them.
     
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  4. Aug 24, 2005 #3
    Cool, thanks, I am checking that out right now :smile:
     
  5. Aug 24, 2005 #4

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    There's also "Antiword" http://www.winfield.demon.nl/
    "Antiword converts the binary files from Word 2, 6, 7, 97, 2000, 2002 and 2003 to plain text and to PostScript."
     
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