Some of the students might be using the OpenOffice Program, a free download available on the web. It is totally compatible with Microsoft Office programs if the student saves in the correct Microsoft format.
The default formats for the OpenOffice Program are:
These default formats will not open in Microsoft Programs.
Return the file to the student with instructions on how to save to MS Office
The documents saved in MS Office will automatically open in any version.
July 05, 2012