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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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Can you add non-breaking spaces to an RTF file using WordPad?

I can't find a way to add non-breaking spaces to an RTF file using WordPad. It is possible to do this in other editors (full Word, for instance) or by editing the RTF file directly as a text file. (...
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MacOs: "rtf can't be opened" when converting rtf to txt using terminal

I hope to convert some rtf files into txt files. However, when I tried textutil -convert txt PathName/*.rtf I got Error reading PathName/FileName.rtf. The file “FileName.rtf” couldn’t be opened. I ...
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Windows 10 Printing RTF Document on CMD

It is known that the windows command prompt is capable of printing colored and formatted text. So if I have an rtf void of images or other content, such that it is possible the windows command prompt ...
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Is it possible to embed a GIF in an RTF file?

I write a lot of tutorials using RTF as the format, but would like to be able to insert animated GIFs into them. I am wondering if this is possible with some code of any kind? I tried to drag and drop ...
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How to convert RTF file to PDF

Looking to convert a simple RTF file into PDF. Is there a way to do this without 3rd party software?
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Why does Word want to convert my rtf-file and if I do convert, it doesn't format my text

I have the following rtf-file {\rtf1\ansi\deff0 {\fonttbl {\f0 Courier;}} test } When I try to open it in Word, I get prompted to convert it. If I do so, it opens the file and displays the content ...
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MS Office 365 Word make excess blocks in RTF

I create and edit 2 RTF files. In each of them I write the word "test", then I make the font in bold (first "te", then "st" in two steps) Open Office Writer result rtf blocks: { \b\ab\rtlch \...
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jEdit text editor - render/preview RTF file

How can I render/preview RTF file using jEdit i.e show the compiled RTF file and not the RTF source code? I heard that the Info Viewer plugin can achieve this. But when I opened the RTF file in jEdit ...
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Can't Open .rtf When made in terminal 2013 MacBook Air Mojave 10.14.6

Whenever I make a .rtf in the terminal app, with the touch command: touch FileName.rtf I am only able to open the file with terminal and I am unable to open the file with any other program i.e. ...
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Need basic help for extracting, then writing headers to .wmf from .rtf

Task: I have hundreds of binary rtf files with thousands of wmf files so ^c for these pics in the rtfs, then, then ^v in a graphics program (like IrfanView) works but would take months. By ...
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How can I extract html links from rtf text copied to the mac system clipboard?

After copying text with hyperlinks in an email message, I'd like to be able to extract the links for further processing (rather than the titles of the links.) Is there a way to get the urls for ...
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Print computer userName on an RTF rather than MS Office UserName

First question ever on Stack. I am creating an RTF in MS Word. I want to print the computer username in the footer to identify which user printed the document out. Everything I can find directs me ...
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Rich text in an auto populated field in Adobe Acrobat

I have a text field that has RTF to centre the multi-lines. This is retained with a space. As soon as i set it to populate from a hidden data field the Rich Text Formatting disappears. Any ideas how I ...
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Least lossy file conversion for PDF

I need to convert a whole bunch of PDFs to some other file format (Doc, DocX, RTF etc), and then back to a PDF a little later. I need to the new PDFs to look the same as far as possible. Is there ...
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How can I convert ePub files to RTF format?

I want to convert a text in .epub format to .rtf format. How can I do it? Even when preserving images is preferred, .epub files are often composed only of text, so any methods that ignore images ...
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MS Access 2010: text in an "RTF" field (actually it is HMTL) shows html code instead of intended formatting

The problem I am working on a database in MS Access 2010 containing basically text. Each of my about 4000 records has a memo-field holding a piece of text of about 2000-4000 characters. Over a long ...
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How can I download an embedded RTF file from a web page?

I want to save the embedded RTF file on this website to my computer, but can't figure out a way to do that. I tried to find the link to the file by opening its page source, but when the link there was ...
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How to spell-check a Rich Text document?

I'm looking for a way to spell-check a Rich Text Document created with Wordpad on Windows 7. I know no such feature exists within Wordpad, so I'm looking for workarounds. (I do not have a copy of ...
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Custom JabRef export (*.layout) similar to Harvard style

I tried to create a custom export in JabRef for when I have to cite stuff in word. Here is what the pre-installed Harvard style .rtf looks like (opened in MS Word 2016): My custom .layout file looks ...
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Multiple documents from one source: 1 resume source that can generate three or more versions

I wanted to have three versions of my resume, for e.g. in PDF, but all three versions have 95% of there content in common, and all the formatting and sections are basically the same. Is there a way ...
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How can I make W10 open RTFs with WordPad_XP?

I don't like the ribbon interface, but I do like WordPad with RTF (I use it as a convenient, lightweight editor). When I upgraded from XP to W7 I simply overwrote the WordPad directory (C:\Program ...
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Saving web pages in Firefox as text or RTF files that preserve basic formatting and positioning

Is it possible, within Firefox, to save pages containing text while keeping the basic formatting and positioning, but not saving any executable code (JavaScript)? It doesn't need to be perfect, just ...
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how to save image file from source

I have following image source in RTF. {\*\shppict{\pict\pngblip\pichgoal1020\picwgoal1200 ...
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How to identify Microsoft Word Elements

I have used Acrobat PRO to convert a PDF file to a Microsoft Word .docx file. The Word document contains a few tables. In the last row of the table, are two shadowed boxes. I am attaching a .jpg as an ...
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How to strip formatting from a known string

We have a bespoke app from a defunct supplier which uses .rtf templates to create letters. The mechanism is that the templates have keywords in pipes that the app then replaces with data from the user(...
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Keep Rich Text Formatting in PDF text box

hopefully a quick question for you. I have a PDF that has printed lines, and I need to use a multiline text box to store all of the information. Using RTF, I found that a spacing of exactly 18 looks ...
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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 GUI....
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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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Can you insert line breaks into a Rich Text Content Control

I have a rich text content control on a Word 2007 document which is auto-populated from a database query. The control just contains text but ideally I'd like to be able to insert a new line inside the ...
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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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