[CAFR-L] a thought for the day

Hawkins, Maureen hawkms at uleth.ca
Sat Feb 12 14:27:48 MST 2011


I use rtf to send attachments to students; usually all they can read is Word.

M

Maureen S. G. Hawkins
Department of English
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1K 3M4
Canada
(403) 328-7961



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If you have trouble with pdf, you are obviously using some variant of Windows.  Switch to OS X or Linux, both of which default to pdf.  Second, OpenOffice (open source) can read and write Word formats.  But, once there, why bother?
On 2011-02-12, at 1:58 PM, Hawkins, Maureen wrote:

> Postings to this list are *Publicly Archived.* This is an unmoderated list and posters are solely responsible for the content of their messages.
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> I don't use Word unless I can't avoid it.  Can users of free software read .rtf files?  I have trouble with PDF files.
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> M
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> Maureen S. G. Hawkins
> Department of English
> University of Lethbridge
> 4401 University Drive
> Lethbridge, Alberta
> T1K 3M4
> Canada
> (403) 328-7961
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cafr-l-bounces at uleth.ca on behalf of Vokey, John
> Sent: Sat 2/12/2011 1:48 PM
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> Subject: [CAFR-L] a thought for the day
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> A useful essay even if only for the correct use of the adjective "banausic":
> <http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/nov/10/university-contact-hours-mandelson>
> 
> --
> Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
> See <http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html>
> 
> -Dr. John R. Vokey
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