Re: [NTLK] Word 98 doc files on a Newton

From: Eric L. Strobel (
Date: Wed Mar 20 2002 - 14:57:13 EST

at the temporal coordinates: 3/20/02 2:46 PM, the entity known as Rolf
Brakvatne at conveyed the following:

> What is the best way to import and display Word 98 doc files on a Newton? Do
> you import into Newton Press after saving the doc files in RTF and making a
> package, then transfer to the Newton? Newton Press does not seem to import
> Word files directly.

Based on the discussion of a very similar topic lately, I'd say you *may*
need to save to Word 5 format FIRST, and THEN convert that file to RTF.
Essentially, for Newton Press, you *may* have to 'dummy down' the RTF that
would get generated. Other than that, it sounds like you've got a good
handle on things. (I'm sure the true experts will chime in any second

- Eric.


Eric Strobel (fyzycyst_at_NOSPAM^

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