Using RootsMagic with OpenOffice (OO)

OpenOffice does not handle opening RTF files very well. RootsMagic RTF files work best when used with Microsoft Word.  It is best to import your RTF file into a Word Doc and then import the doc into OpenOffice.

If you are having issues with your indexes please see Knowledge Base Article: Regenerating Indexes in a Report.

The idea is to format the indexes the way you want, then do the Ctrl+A, then F9 to refresh the indexes.

(Keep in mind you can purchase older versions of Microsoft Word at reasonable prices on eBay.)


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