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Importing and Exporting WinWord Files to and from Ami Pro 3.0 PSS ID Number: Q101475 Article last modified on 08-08-1993 PSS database name: APpsConV

2.00 2.00a 2.00a-CD 2.00b 2.00c

WINDOWS

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 2.0, 2.0a, 2.0a-CD, 2.0b, 2.0c - Microsoft Windows operating system versions 3.0 and 3.1

SUMMARY

This article describes how to use Ami Pro version 3.0 to read and write files in Word for Windows 2.0 document format.

Exporting to Word for Windows 2.0 Format from Ami Pro

  1. In Ami Pro version 3.0, open the file you want to convert.

  2. From the File menu, choose Save As.

  3. Select Word for Windows from the List Files Of Type list.

    NOTE: In the List Files of Type list, the Microsoft Word item stands for for Word for MS-DOS file format, not Word for Windows. If Word for Windows does not appear on the list, that converter is not installed. If you do not have the Word for Windows converter or if you need help installing it, call Ami Pro technical support at

    1. 399-5505.
  4. Type a filename and then choose OK.

Importing Word for Windows Documents in Ami Pro

  1. In Ami Pro, choose Open from the File menu.

  2. Select Word for Windows from the List Files Of Type list.

    NOTE: In the List Files of Type list, the Microsoft Word item stands for for Word for MS-DOS file format, not Word for Windows. If Word for Windows does not appear on the list, that converter is not installed. If you do not have the Word for Windows converter or if you need help installing it, call Ami Pro technical support at

    1. 399-5505.
  3. In the File Name box, type "*.doc" (without the quotation marks).

  4. Select the Word for Windows document and then choose OK.

MORE INFORMATION

According to Ami Pro technical support, Ami Pro version 3.01 contains an updated Word for Windows import/export converter. To obtain the updated version, call Lotus Sales at (800) 343-5414.

According to the “Ami Pro User’s Guide,” on pages 372-373, most Word for Windows character, paragraph, and document formatting options convert except for the following:

                     Import         Export
                     ------         ------

Bullets No No Graphics Yes No Frames No Contents only Tables Yes Text (tab delimited) only First HeaderNo No Column Breaks No No Macros No No Full Page numbering Yes No Protected text n/a No

The Ami Pro products included here are manufactured by Lotus Development Corporation, vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products’ performance or reliability.

Support for Ami Professional is the sole responsibility of Lotus Development Corporation. For Ami Pro technical support, call (404) 399-5505.

Reference(s):

“Ami Pro User’s Guide,” pages 347, 372-373

Additional reference words: 2.00 2.00a 2.00a-CD 2.00b 2.00c textconv amipro ami-pro professional

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.