Microsoft KB Archive/107894
MultiMate Converter Limitations in Word 6.0 for Windows
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows, version 6.0
This article provides information about limitations when converting between Word 6.0 for Windows and MultiMate versions 3.3, Advantage, Advantage II, and 4.0.
Features that are converted completely are not listed. Only features that are not converted, are not supported in one product or the other, or require some comment are included. "Yes" means the feature exists in both products and is converted from one product to the other. "No" means it exists in both products but is not completely converted between the two. "N/S" means the feature is not supported in one of the products or is not converted completely between products.
Word 6.0 MultiMate to to Feature MultiMate Word 6.0 Comments ------- --------- --------- -------- Character Formatting: Italic No No Italic is a separate font in MultiMate. Shadow No No Small caps No N/S Draft N/S No Strikethrough Yes S/C MultiMate strikethrough is converted to Word's default strikethrough character. Enhanced N/S No Fonts See...........comment Pitch settings are converted, but fonts are not retained during import or export. All fonts are converted to Courier or Courier New during import. Columns: Break See...........comment Section column breaks are not supported in MultiMate. Section breaks are inserted in Word 6.0 for conversion of MultiMate columns. Snaking See...........comment Snaking columns are converted, but require repagination in MultiMate before printing. Space between No S/C MultiMate intercolumn gaps are not converted. Document Formatting: Gutter margins No N/S Mirror Even/ No N/S Odd Pages Page Formatting: Margins See...........comment Margins are offset by the width of the non- printable area of the installed printer. Paragraph Formatting: Right and justified No No alignment Borders No N/S Indents See comment N/S Negative indents are not converted. Keep lines together No No Keep with next No No Line spacing See comment Yes Fractional line spacing is rounded off to the next half-line increment. MultiMate zero, quarter, and half line spacing are converted to single line spacing in Word. Space before/after See comment N/S Line spacing before and after paragraphs is converted to empty paragraphs of equivalent increments. Tabs (center, No N/S right, and tab leader) Tabs (decimal) See...........comment Decimal tabs convert to left tabs. Center part of a N/S No line Section Formatting: Section breaks See comment N/S Column, even, and odd breaks are not converted. Headers/footers No No The first header/footer encountered in a MultiMate document is converted. First, even, and odd page headers/footers are converted to MultiMate. MultiMate header and footer positions from edge become 0.5 inch in Word. Line numbering No N/S Section line numbering is not converted. Tables No N/S Tables are not supported in MultiMate. Other Features: Annotations No N/S Footnotes Yes S/C MultiMate stores footnotes in a separate document with a different filename extension. To view the footnotes converted with a MultiMate document, make sure the footnote file is renamed to the same name as the converted document and ends with the .FNX filename extension. Footnote position No No (end of page, end of document) Manual footnote No N/S reference marks Graphics No N/S Outlining No N/S Outline structure is lost when converting to MultiMate. AutoText/Library No S/C Convert the MultiMate Library file separately, then select each entry in the converted file and copy to a new AutoText entry in Word. Index No N/S Tables of contents No S/C To convert a MultiMate table of contents, separately convert the .TOC file, then insert the converted .TOC file into the converted main document. Print Merge No No Print merge fields are commands (MultiMate not converted. information handling files) Bookmarks No N/S
The information above is extracted from the SCNVINFO.DOC file supplied with the Word 6.0 for Windows Supplemental File Conversions Disks.
For information on limitations and options when converting to and from file formats for which converters are supplied with Word, double-click the Help button on the Standard toolbar in Word, and then type readme. Press ENTER twice, click File Conversion, and view the relevant Conversion Limitations topic.
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Last Reviewed: November 4, 2000