> Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2014 23:04:50 -0200
> From: gwid...@mpc.com.br
> To: dan...@yacg.com; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] gimp users matter
> ok. Stop there.
> open a "txt" file with "ms word".Not a ".doc", "docx", "odt".
> click file->save.
> Read what it tells you. I rest the case.
> There is nothing "advanced" in preserving
> the editing information of one's project.
Ok. Stop there. Now repeat the same steps substituting RTF for TXT.
Sure, RTF supports many of THE most commonly used text editing features
(bold/italic/underline, tabs/indents/spacing, font face/size/color) but it
doesn't support many advanced Word features (widow/orphan control, footnotes,
column layouts, etc.) and if you are relying on a document that involves those
features will Word inform you that your target file format is not sufficient
for what you are trying to save? Or will it just silently assume your document
doesn't care about those features and save what it can, effectively discarding
those features when you close out your session?
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.
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