Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When saving a document in Writer, does All Formats (in the drop-down menu) mean that when sent as an email attachment, the document will always be faithfully displayed in any format (listed in the menu) in which it is opened by the email recipient?

share|improve this question
2  
Open/libre office writer or something else? –  Journeyman Geek Jun 5 '12 at 9:40
    
No, it does not mean that. –  Oliver Salzburg Jun 5 '12 at 9:45
    
If you want to ensure that the receiver can open the file, save it as PDF. –  Marco Jun 5 '12 at 9:48

1 Answer 1

No. All that "all formats" means is that the file selection dialogue will show you files of all formats rather than only that particular format.

There is no such thing as a universal file format nor a button to magically read the mind of your recipient to find out what format will suit them.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.