[CentOS] OT: Viewer for .docx M$ WORD files?
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Wed Jun 10 22:31:05 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 4:54 PM, Ross Walker<rswwalker at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 10, 2009, at 5:42 PM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com>
>>>> OK. I have OpenOffice.org Writer 3.1 open. :-)
>>>> There is a big problem with the way the .docx file was displayed. It
>>>> is not pretty. I can see most or all of the words, but they are not
>>>> where they should be. A formatting problem that I can fix?
>>>> Thank you, again, for sharing your time and expertise. Much
>>>> appreciated! Lanny
>>> Most probably a font problem you can fix.
>>> Look for msttcorefonts there is a spec file you download to build the
>>> rpm, pre-requisites are rpm-build, redhat-rpm-config, cabextract
>>> (epel), maybe make.
>>> Put the spec file in /usr/src/redhat/SPEC then from that directory
>>> 'rpmbuild -ba msttcorefonts.spec' and after it downloads, extracts
>>> builds the rpm it should be in /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/noarch. Just
>>> rpm -
>>> ivh it from there and save a copy for future use.
>>> Sometimes the font mirrors hang, so if it hangs downloading something
>>> just ctrl-c out of it and re-run the rpmbuild.
I Googled and found this page, which hopefully, along with your
instructions, will help me and if anyone else references this thread,
maybe help them too.
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