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2answers
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Is there a word processor similar to MS Word which saves files as readable txt files? [closed]

I'm writing a paper together with my supervisor and would like to have a more sophisticated version control than *_291112_NEW_NEW_revised1.doc files. My supervisor is a non-computer person will never ...
3
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2answers
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Could lightweight markup text files and a version control system replace MS Word? [closed]

In every organization and program I've worked in, on, or for, Microsoft Word has been the ubiquitous means of capturing prose--be it engineering memos, documentation, white papers, specifications, ...
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3answers
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Which Version of Microsoft Word created a given document?

I'm starting to get multiple MS Word documents sent to me, and I'd like to detect what version of MS word created, or last saved, each doc. Is there some tool for that?   Or, can I determine such ...
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4answers
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Version control support in Microsoft Word 2007

When I am about to edit a Microsoft Word document, I can do undo and redo. If I close that document, undo and redo will not be available anymore. If and how does Microsoft Word support SVN or any type ...
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7answers
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concurrent word document collaboration

My colleagues and I are working on a large specification, in Microsoft Word For the first few weeks, we all worked on separate pieces, and collated these together to form a single specification. ...