The RTF, which stands for Rich Text Format, is a document file format developed and owned by Microsoft since 1987 for document exchange between different platforms.

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Corrupt .rtf file in Word 2010

Last night, my computer rebooted itself unexpectedly while I was accessing a Word document. I was constantly saving the document, so I expected that it would come back up when the computer rebooted. ...
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Can't open .rtf attachment in Outlook 2010

About couple weeks ago, I started having problems opening/saving .rtf attachments in Outlook 2010. I have no problem with any other attachments, just .rtf files. I've tried the Detect and Repair ...
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How do I batch convert WP51 files?

How can I batch convert hundreds WordPerfect 5.1 files to simpler format such as RTF or TXT?
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Corrupted RTF file

My PC locked up while I was editing an .rtf file which got corrupted - when I try to open the file in Wordpad now it starts with HTML code: (removed leading html bracket) <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC ...
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Corrupt RTF, can't view the pictures

Basically a rtf document of mine somehow got corrupt, and all the pictures in it is now replaced by blank placeholders. Is there anything I can do to extract the pictures? I made it using LibreOffice. ...
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Make all instances of certain strings in a RTF file bold

Let's say I have a RTF file with the following content: I like dogs. Most people like dogs. Some cat like dogs. Now, I'd like to make every instance of 'dogs' bold. How can I achieve this in the ...
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How to Export to RTF Without Messing Up Table Formatting?

I have to write several similar reports on LibreOffice Writer. The reports all follow the same template with very minor changes between them: I only change the date and a few simple fields. So, ...
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How should I load a macro into MS Word 2010 to use it when editing an RTF file?

I've been working with many looooong RTF files filled with exam questions. I edit these in MS Word 2010. I've written a macro that will renumber those questions since the original numbering is far ...
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Ms-Word introduces line breaks in RTF

I'm using a template system based on RTF + Velocity. In my RTF's I've got several VTL sentences, such as: #foreach($item in $somevar.someProp)Some may-be RTF text #end If I open the RTF file with ...
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How can I edit huge RTF files produced by Windows in Linux?

I have tried LibreOffice, and Abiword on Linux Mint 13, and in both cases, on the sorts of RTF files I use (lots of font changes, language changes, color changes, underlining, etc.), the application ...
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Recovering text from an indexed and now-corrupted RTF file, using Windows.edb

My laptop with SSD drive had a sudden power loss, and upon booting windows up again, an RTF file seems to have been corrupted as a result (despite the file being saved to disk just fine - the file WAS ...
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Save wordpad to HTML?

Is there any way to save MS WordPad files (basically RTF) as HTML? I edited a document, made all my styles now I want to save it as HTML, is there anyway (add-in or extension?) to save it as HTML ...
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How can I print to a .doc file?

I've used programs that add a PDF Printer to the print menu allowing me to output my printed document into a PDF document. I'd like to do the same thing but output to a .doc, docx or .rtf format. ...
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How to paste from Putty to OneNote with colors?

Putty has an option to copy to clipboard in RTF format. This means console colors preserved in pasted text. This works ok in MS Word, but does not work in Microsoft OneNote. Why? Is it possible to ...
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Merge 70,000 RTF/DOC files into one

I want to merge 70,000 RTF and DOC files into one. I tried to use Microsoft Word 2010 and do "Insert"→"Object"→"Text from file", but it has some limitations as it doesn't stich together ...
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Get AutoText content from Rich Text Control Field into header?

I am trying to add Title Date Description to the header of a Word document from the content of a Word document. The Word document contains custom Rich Text content control fields. Is it possible ...
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Save a selection of text to an RTF document without opening a new doc and switching windows

Is there a way to save a selected block of text to an RTF document without opening a new document, pasting the content in the new document, saving the new document, and then returning to the original ...
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Converting rtfd files to txt, without deleting hyperlinks and pictures in OS X

I have a lot (>10k ... this can't be done manually) of rtf and rtfd files that I would like to turn into txt files. Unfortunately they contain pictures and hyperlinks that I don't want to lose. ...
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Text editor to colour code rich text format (Rtf) commands

Is there a program which can read and colour code Rtf code in its text editor? Notepad++ supports the coloring of many languages such as C++ or Javascript, but Rtf isn't supported (it's not exactly a ...
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RTF to PDF Convertor on CentOS Server

I am trying to find a free program for a CentOS server to convert RTF files to PDF. I installed unrtf, but it doesn't seem to convert to PDFs. I'm looking for something that is terminal based, no ...
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HTML editor as simple as TextEdit

I LOVE TextEdit. It works exactly as I want for creative writing. I normally save as RTF, but sometimes a simple well-formed HTML file could be useful – one with just text and h1's, h2's, etc. ...
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Problem with opening a big RTF file

Someone gave me an RTF file which is 500MB. I can not open it with anything. Is there any way to open this file?
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How can I recover an RTF file that comes up blank in Word?

How can I recover an RTF file that comes up blank in Word? I've tried copy-pasting its contents into a new document and opening it with Notepad. In Notepad, it shows up as a bunch of zeros and the ...
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Microsoft Word RTF formatting breaks after pasting in HTML and saving

I have developed an HTML e-campaign which uses tables and all the ugly stuff required for HTML emails. I'm pasting this via Open File ( I paste the URL ) and it retrieves the resources ( images ) ...
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AppleScript problem: 'do shell script' with backslashes '/'

I am trying to create an applet which takes the selected items in the Finder and creates a ist of RTF links in the clipboard, using AppleScript. The code is : tell application "Finder" to set s to ...
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Rtf to txt on Unix [closed]

Can anyone recommend software (preferably freeware) for batch converting rtf files to txt files on Unix?
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Windows, disable rich-text copy

On my work PC, when I copy+paste some text between two applications, the rich-text formatting from the first application is preserved when the second receives it. For example, if I am copying from an ...
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Why would RTF files created with Pandoc be opened as plain text?

I'm experimenting with Pandoc, in particular the markdown to RTF function. When I run the converter, the resulting RTF is opened in both Word and OpenOffice as plain text (where the text looks like ...
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encoding of RTF file

I got RTF file created via Crystal Reports but text looks like (èìôåï) - it seems to be encoding problem . Is there a way to change encoding ? ( I did not find in font formatting something helpful ) ...
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Wordpad loses pasted images after reopening

This is affecting just one computer of many I have access to, all running Windows XP Professional. I copy a selection from an image in MSPaint then paste into Wordpad. I save, close and reopen and the ...
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Have Microsoft Word save RTF documents in a leaner format (similar to WordPad RTF)

Are there any techniques one can use to have Word save RTF documents in a leaner (simpler, lighter weight) format than it does by default? We have large RTF documents that use basic formatting only ...
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Word 2007 has highjacked my RTF association to Jarte Pro

64-bit Vista I have both Word 2007 and Jarte Pro. I have used Default Programs > Set Associations in Vista to associate RTF with Jarte Pro. However, when clicking on an RTF file in Explorer, it opens ...
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Is there an xsel equivalent that supports rtf?

I'm wondering if there is a command line clipboard manipulation program for Linux like xsel or xclip that supports RTF formatted data? What I mean is, if I use xsel to put RTF data on the clipboard, ...
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Can Mac users read .rtf files by default?

If I create an .rtf file in WordPad and send it to someone on a Mac, can I assume that they will be able to view it correctly?
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How can I convert my PDF file to RTF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert PDF to Word document? Does anyone know how Pdf files are converted in Rtf format? If so, please tell me. It is crucial for me that the conversion is simple and ...
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Recommended software to convert MS Word Documents to a clean RTF format

I am wondering if anyone can recommend some software to convert MS Word documents to RTF documents in a clean fashion? The RTF file will be used by other software as a template for generating other ...
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Why can't I see picture in RTF opened with TextEdit? [closed]

Why can't I see picture in RTF opened with TextEdit?
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How to convert from latex to word / rtf / open office on Linux?

I've installed OOoLatex (macro fails) I've installed latex2rtf - can't load the resume style (although latex plays with it nicely) Help
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CLI Text editor with rtf capabilities for Windows

I'm looking for a command line interface program that gives me the ability to write formatted text easily interoperable with MS Word and OpenOffice. I figured RTF would be the common ground. An ...
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Preserve indention converting RTF to TXT on OS X

I made a multi-level bulleted list in TextEdit that looks something like: foo bar stuff things However, when I try to convert it to text (via cmd-shift-T, copy and paste, or textutil), the ...
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Converting a Lyx document to MS Word

I've made several attempts of converting a Lyx document to MS Word , or RTF, and failed. I'm working with a moderately complex document, involving external includes ( Java code, Child documents ), ...
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What is the simplest RTF editor in linux? [closed]

All I need is a simple text editor that is able to do simple formatting (bold, italic, underline, list). Given my situation, what is the best solution for editing RTF in linux?
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Removing newlines from an RTF file using sed

I have an RTF file which is formatted like so: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.\par Nullam vitae sem porttitor urna pellentesque gravida. Nulla\par consequat purus vel est ...