> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> From: jernej|s-gm...@eternallybored.org
> Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2014 21:41:57 +0100
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] gimp users matter
> On Fri, 3 Jan 2014 10:16:07 -0800, Richard wrote:
> > 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?
> You're actually wrong - RTF supports at least everything that Word 2003
> supports - including styles, paragraph settings, columns, footnotes etc.
> You will get a warning if you try to save as OpenDocument though (and at
> least in Word 2013, the document layout may change to reflect that).
Okay, it has been awhile since I looked at the RTF official, beyond that I am
only aware of what gets exposed through the editor. And I don't use RTF for
anything complex so I've almost never actually bumped into its limitations.
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.
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